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  • 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.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

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

    The latest figures include 27% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 45% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18. (see trends).

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  • 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. 

  • 52% Not Confident Medicare Will Pay Them All Promised Benefits

    Senator Bernie Sanders is now proposing a taxpayer-funded Medicare plan designed to cover all Americans, but a majority of voters lack the faith that they’ll even receive the benefits the current system has promised them. They’re also conflicted on how to fix the issues with the current program. (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.

  • Voters Break Even on Medicare For All

    Democrats are beginning to line up to challenge President Trump in 2020, and many are now embracing Bernie Sanders’ plan to offer taxpayer-funded Medicare to all Americans. Voters are evenly divided over whether Medicare for all is the way to go, even though they expect it to drive up health care costs. (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.

  • 57% Say Immigration Reform Unlikely in Next Six Months

    President Trump has given Congress six months to come up with an immigration reform package if it wants to protect the so-called "Dreamers" from deportation, but most voters think passage of such legislation is unlikely in the near future.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 35% of Likely U.S. Voters think it’s likely comprehensive immigration reform legislation will pass the Senate and the House and be signed by the president in the next six months, but that includes only nine percent (9%) who see it as Very Likely. Fifty-seven percent (57%) consider the passage of a major immigration reform package as unlikely, with 22% who say it’s Not At All Likely.  (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 6-7, 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.