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  • Voters Put Cautious Trust in the Government

    Voters don’t put much trust in the government to do the right thing in most situations. (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 April 23-24, 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.

  • Connections Are Key with Government Contracts

    Most voters continue to believe crony capitalism is alive and well in the government.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters say most government contracts get awarded to the company with the most political connections, while just 19% say those contracts go to the company that can provide the best service for the best price. Another 15% are not sure. (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 April 23-24, 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.

  • Muddy Maxine Waters: What a Riot By Michelle Malkin

    Are you freaking kidding me? Thirteen-term Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Beltway barnacle permanently affixed to USS Government, is now the fresh-faced "rock star" of the Democratic Party. 

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -11. (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 Wednesday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -11. (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 Wednesday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove.

    The latest figures for Trump include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -11. (see trends).

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

  • Congress Has Been Stalling Border Wall Funding By Charles Hurt

    A full decade after voting to construct a secure barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico, Congress continues to refuse to lay out the money required to build the damned wall.

  • Most Favor Death Penalty, But Don't Think It Deters Crime

    On Monday, Arkansas executed two death-row criminals in the nation’s first double execution since 2000. Americans in general still favor the death penalty, but they’re not convinced it actually helps deter crime.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 54% of American Adults favor the death penalty, while 31% oppose it. Another 15% are not sure how they feel about capital punishment. (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 national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 23-24, 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 Next President by John Stossel

    Will Donald Trump be re-elected in 2020?

  • Most Say Europeans Need More U.S. Help to Fight Terror

    Most Americans worry that France is losing the fight against radical Islamic terrorism and think the United States and the rest of the world should step up to help turn the tide.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 34% of American Adults are confident that the French government will be able to stop the current wave of radical Islamic terrorism in its country, and that includes just five percent (5%) who are Very Confident. Fifty-three percent (53%) don’t share that confidence, with 13% who are Not At All Confident that the French can defeat these terrorists. Another 13% are not sure. (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 April 23-24, 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.