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  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-eight percent (58%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 27% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 50% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -23. (see trends).

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  • Voters Say Trump Hurts More Than Helps Candidates

    Even Republicans don't see President Trump as a major asset on the campaign trail, and voters in general think support for the president's agenda is more likely to hurt rather than help a congressional incumbent. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 8-9, 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 Say Trump’s Tax Reform Not Likely to Cut Their Own Taxes

    Most voters agree that they’re overtaxed but don’t expect a tax cut even if Congress approves the big changes in the tax code proposed by President Trump.

    Fifty-six percent (56%) of Likely U.S. Voters think most Americans pay too much in taxes. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that only 14% believe Americans are taxed too little, while 21% say the level of taxation is about right. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 28 and October 1, 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.

  • Trump’s Full-Month Approval Makes Small Recovery in September

    When tracking President Trump’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Trump’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.

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    Daily tracking results are collected via telephone surveys of 500 likely voters per night. The monthly numbers in this article are based on approximately 10,000 interviews each month with likely voters. The margin of sampling error is less than +/- 1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

  • Most Voters Welcome Trump’s Outreach to Congressional Democrats

    Despite their failure to advance President Trump’s agenda, congressional Republicans aren’t happy about his outreach to Democrats in the House and Senate, but most voters think it’s a great idea.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 66% of Likely U.S. Voters say it is good for the country if Trump works with congressional Democrats to advance his agenda. Just 13% think the bipartisan cooperation is bad for the country, while 21% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 10-11, 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.

  • GOP Voters OK With Trump Criticism of Republican Senate

    Republican voters approve of President Trump’s criticism of GOP senators. Democrats don’t.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of Likely Republican Voters think the president’s criticism of senators in his own party is good for the country. Thirty-two percent (32%) say it’s bad for the country, while 10% feel the criticism has no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 27-28, 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 Are Strongly Divided Over Media’s Role in Dividing Us

    Voters admit America is a more divided place these days, and Trump supporters overwhelmingly agree with the president that the media is to blame. But Trump opponents just as strongly disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 27-28, 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.

  • 47% Say Media Is A Roadblock For Trump

    Nearly half of voters feel that the media is actively trying to block President Donald Trump from passing his agenda -- a stark contrast to how voters felt in the Obama years. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 17 & 20, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Most GOP Voters Say Trump Will Never Make the Media Happy

    As far as most Republicans and Trump supporters are concerned, their guy will never get a break from the news media.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63% of Likely Republican Voters believe that it is not possible for President Trump to do anything that the media will approve of. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 15-16, 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 Are More Supportive of Trump Opponents in Congress

    Maybe Republicans in Congress who won’t work with President Trump are on to something. Voters, for now at least, say they’re more likely to reward the anti-Trumpers. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 13-14, 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.