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

    America First was high on the Trump administration’s agenda this past week.

  • What A Real Passenger Bill Of Rights Should Look Like by Ted Rall

    The violent ejection of a United Airlines passenger from a flight bound from Chicago to Louisville appears to have marked a long-awaited turning point. Dr. David Dao, 69, suffered a broken nose, lost two teeth and faces reconstructive sinus surgery. At last, America's long-suffering flying public is crying as one; have you commercial airlines no shame?

  • Americans Say They Don't Need Earth Day to Go Green

    Most Americans say they've done their part to help clean up the environment, but far fewer see Earth Day - celebrated annually on April 22 - as a motivating factor.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of American Adults have volunteered their time or donated money to help clean up the environment. That's up from 61% a year ago and the highest finding in several years of annual surveying. Twenty-eight percent (28%) have not contributed time or money to green efforts. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 19-20, 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 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (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 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (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 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 31% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends).

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

  • Is Democracy in a Death Spiral? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "You all start with the premise that democracy is some good. I don't think it's worth a damn. Churchill is right. The only thing to be said for democracy is that there is nothing else that's any better. ...   

  • Reading the Kansas 4 and Georgia 6 Tea Leaves By Michael Barone

    What to make of the results of the first two of this spring's special House elections? Start off by putting them in perspective. They pose a challenge to both political parties, but especially to Republicans, who have been used to an unusually stable partisan alignment, an alignment that has become scrambled by Donald Trump.

  • Most Say Feds Should ‘Buy, Hire American’ Even If It Costs More

    Voters are all for President Trump’s order to federal agencies this week to “aggressively promote and use American-made goods and to ensure that American labor is hired to do the job,” even though many suspect it will cost taxpayers more.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 72% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the order to the federal government to buy American and hire American. Just 15% are opposed, while 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 Likely Voters was conducted on April 19-20, 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.

  • 40% of Democrats Think Pence is Qualified to be President

    A majority of voters view Vice President Mike Pence favorably and believe he is qualified to assume the responsibilities of the presidency, though Democrats largely disagree.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63%of Likely U.S. Voters think Pence is qualified to assume the responsibilities of the presidency, while 32% don’t think he’s qualified to fill that position. These figures include 40% who say he is Very Qualified and 15% who believe he is Not At All Qualified. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 17-18, 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.