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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) also disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 39% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15.

    Regular updates are posted daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) also disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 39% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15.

    Regular updates are posted daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) also disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 39% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15.

    Regular updates are posted daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

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

    Americans don’t feel safe at home and are increasingly estranged from their government and their leaders.

  • 39% Consumers Say Economy In Recession

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, lost four points on Saturday, bring it down to 105.7. Consumer confidence is down a point from a week ago and six points from a month ago. The Consumer Index holds steady from its position three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index is down a point on Saturday at 126. Investor confidence is up four points from a week ago as well as three months ago, but down two points from a month ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

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    The Rasmussen Consumer Index and Investor Indexes are derived from nightly telephone surveys of 1,200 adults and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. The baseline for the Index was established at 100.0 in October 2001. Readings above 100.0 indicate that confidence is higher than in the baseline month. Detailed supplemental information is available for Platinum MembersHistorical data for the Consumer and Investor indexes as well as attitudes about the economy and personal finances are also available to Platinum Members.

  • 39% Consumers Say Economy In Recession

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, lost four points on Saturday, bring it down to 105.7. Consumer confidence is down a point from a week ago and six points from a month ago. The Consumer Index holds steady from its position three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index is down a point on Saturday at 126. Investor confidence is up four points from a week ago as well as three months ago, but down two points from a month ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

    (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 Rasmussen Consumer Index and Investor Indexes are derived from nightly telephone surveys of 1,200 adults and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. The baseline for the Index was established at 100.0 in October 2001. Readings above 100.0 indicate that confidence is higher than in the baseline month. Detailed supplemental information is available for Platinum MembersHistorical data for the Consumer and Investor indexes as well as attitudes about the economy and personal finances are also available to Platinum Members.

  • Going to the Dentist or Doing Your Taxes - You Decide

    Americans hate filling out tax paperwork, but at least they're not too worried about being audited after the fact. (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 800 American Adults was conducted on February 23-24, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters Don’t Expect Obama-Congress Deadlock to End

    Gridlock, anyone? Voters strongly expect that to be the case for the next two years in Washington, D.C. (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 800 Likely Voters was conducted on February 24-25, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • What’s The Biggest Problem In Schools Today?

    A lack of discipline in the public schools remains a major problem, but Americans tend to see inadequate funding as the biggest concern. (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 800 American Adults was conducted on February 21-22, 2015 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.

  • Watch Out for China Winning its 100-Year Marathon By Michael Barone

    In reflecting on relations between the United States and China, Henry Kissinger in his 2011 book, "On China," notes that since he and Richard Nixon ventured to Beijing more than 40 years ago, "Eight American presidents and four generations of Chinese leaders have managed this delicate relationship in an astonishingly consistent manner, considering the difference in starting points."