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  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

    Repeal, replace, tweak or do nothing at all? The fate of Obamacare seems more uncertain than ever.

  • Americans Would Rather Watch Sports on TV Than Live

    More than half of Americans are avid sports fans, but most would rather enjoy sporting events in the comfort of their own home than in the stadium.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of American Adults follow sports events in America at least somewhat closely, including 19% who follow Very Closely. Forty-three percent (43%) do not follow sports closely, including 17% who say they don’t follow sports at all. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 18-19, 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 Friday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 26% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21. (see trends).

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 26% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21. (see trends).

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 26% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21. (see trends).

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update).

  • Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender."   

  • Voters Like Obamacare More, But Still Expect Cost Hikes

    Obamacare remains the law of the land, but President Trump is calling for repeal after Republicans failed to move a replacement bill through the Senate. More voters than ever view Obamacare favorably and fewer expect the quality of care to suffer, but most still predict health care costs will keep rising. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 18-19, 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.

  • The Detroit Riot, 50 Years Later By Michael Barone

    Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit. It started around 3:30 a.m., when police arrested 85 patrons of a blind pig -- an illegal after-hours bar -- in the midst of an all-black neighborhood that had been all-white 15 or 20 years before.

  • Americans Say Sports Are Important for Kids

    Most Americans still believe it’s important for young people to participate in sports, though that number’s been slightly on the decline over the past five years.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 82% of American Adults think it’s at least somewhat important for young people to participate in sports as part of their development. That’s down slightly from 84% in 2014 and 87% in 2012, and includes 37% who say participating in sports is Very Important to children’s development. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 18-19, 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.

  • 26% Rate Trump-Russia Allegations Nation’s Biggest Problem

    Despite wall-to-wall media coverage of the Trump-Russia allegations, just one-out-of-four voters rate them as the most serious problem facing the nation. For most voters, economic issues, Obamacare and other problems are more serious.

    When Likely U.S. Voters are asked which of six major problems facing the nation concerns them most, the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 26% opt for the Trump administration’s alleged ties to Russia. Eighteen percent (18%) say the economy is their biggest concern, while 16% list Obamacare. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 16-17, 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.