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  • Americans Still Visiting National Parks

    President Trump announced a controversial decision last week to reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah. This week, the National Park Service has reduced the number of free entry days into many national parks while also contemplating fee increases. Most Americans have visited a national park recently and believe the country has the right amount of national lands.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 64% of American Adults have visited a national park within the past five years. Thirty-one percent (31%) have not. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 10-11, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Most Favor Drug Testing of Food Stamp, Welfare Applicants

    Wisconsin is moving forward with a plan to drug test some food stamp recipients, and most voters nationwide would like to see a similar plan in the state they live in.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 61% of Likely U.S. Voters believe any American applying for food stamps in their state should be drug tested. Just 31% disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    This survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19. (see trends).

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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19. (see trends).

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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19. (see trends).

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  • Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas By Michelle Malkin

    Capitol Hill's national security priorities are screwier than a Six Flags roller coaster.   

  • Liberate Food Trucks By John Stossel

    Laura Pekarik bakes cupcakes and sells them from a food truck. Her truck provided a great opportunity, letting her open a business without having to spend big to hire a staff and rent space in a building.

  • Voters Say No To U.S. Skipping Winter Olympics Over North Korean Concerns

    As South Korea prepares to host the Winter Olympics in February, relations between their northern neighbor and the United States remain frail. But even with the looming threat from North Korea, few Americans support the U.S. team passing on the Olympics in the name of security.

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    The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 10-11, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters OK With Federal Probe of Planned Parenthood

    Voters still tend to support the use of tissue from aborted babies for medical purposes but agree with the government’s decision to look into how Planned Parenthood is handling this tissue.

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 10-11, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Republicans' Tax Plan Takes a Quirky Swipe at the Little Guys By Lawrence Kudlow & Stephen Moore

    Republicans are supposed to be the party that cuts the job-killing capital gains tax, not raises it. But because of a quirk in the Senate-passed tax bill, the tax on capital gains may go up -- and for some types of long-held assets, fairly substantially.