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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-five percent (55%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 44% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16. (see trends).

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

  • Most Support Continued U.S. Involvement in UN

    President Trump had some harsh words during his first address to the United Nations, citing among other things, the financial burden on the United States to support the international organization. While most voters agree that the United States is overpaying for its involvement, a majority still have a positive view of the UN and think the United States should continue to be a part of it.

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 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.

  • Voters Don’t See A Problem With “USA” Chant

    A high school in California is facing controversy after addressing what they considered an intolerant “USA” chant at sporting events. While nearly half of voters don’t think the government is sensitive enough to concerns of racial, ethnic, religious and social minorities in this country, they don’t see this chant as an intolerant expression.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 12% of Likely U.S. Voters consider the chanting of the phrase “USA” at public events an expression of intolerance against those not from the United States. Most (75%) do not consider the chant problematic, while 13% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 14 & 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.

  • Voters Still Think UN Costs Taxpayers Too Much

    Voters still think the United States is overpaying for its involvement in the United Nations but are feeling a little more charitable than they were a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 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.

  • Voters Think U.S. Winning War Against ISIS

    After losing a major stronghold in Iraq, the Islamic State group (ISIS) may be close to defeat on the ground there, and voters here think the United States definitely has the edge on its radical rival of recent years.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters think the United States and its allies are winning the war against ISIS. Just 16% think ISIS is winning that war, while 29% say neither side is winning. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 14 and 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.

  • Most U.S. Voters Consider Iran An Enemy

    As President Donald Trump mulls his options on the Iran nuclear deal, most voters continue to view Iran as an enemy but have mixed feelings on how Trump has dealt with the Middle Eastern nation. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 14 and 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.

  • 31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters now think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending September 14.

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    The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from September 10-14, 2017. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 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 See ‘Antifa’ Protesters Chiefly as Troublemakers

    Voters are following the actions of the so-called “antifa” protesters and aren’t impressed with what they see.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 24% of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable opinion of the antifa protesters, with eight percent (8%) who view them Very Favorably. Fifty-eight percent (58%) share an unfavorable opinion of these protesters, including 40% who have a Very Unfavorable one. Eighteen percent (18%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 14 and 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.

  • Support for Single-Payer Health Care Continues To Grow

    Bernie Sanders and 16 Democratic senators have presented a new single-payer health care plan to Congress. Voters have been cool to single-payer in the past, but they seem to be slowly coming around to the idea, even though they still think it will drive up both taxes and the federal deficit. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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     The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 12-13, 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.

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

    Democrats and President Trump have been sparring publicly ever since a White House dinner on Wednesday evening over what consensus had been reached on how to handle immigration policy and border security.