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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending February 13, 2021

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:

- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 52%.

- Half of voters believe America’s national security is damaged when media outlets publish classified information, and Democrats are more likely to share that view now than when Donald Trump was president.

- Much of the impeachment case against former President Trump in this week’s Senate trial has focused on his claims about election fraud, but a majority of Republican voters agree with his claim that Joe Biden was not elected fairly.

- The Senate begins its impeachment trial of former President Trump this week, but most voters don’t believe Trump will be convicted and few expect to watch the entire trial on TV.

- More Americans are pessimistic about the future of the U.S. economy, and a majority don’t think today’s children will be better off than their parents.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 31-February 4, 2021 fell to 88.3, down from 91.6 two weeks earlier.

- Sunday is Valentine’s Day, and if you’re not looking forward to the annual celebration of romance, you’re not alone.

- With 7,000 National Guard troops deployed to Washington, D.C., during the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump, Americans are divided along partisan lines about whether this extra security is necessary.

- Social media censorship made news again with Twitter’s announcement that former President Trump’s ban from the platform will be permanent, but most voters don’t trust social media companies to censor content fairly.

- The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index dropped by nearly four points this month, the third consecutive monthly decline since Joe Biden was elected President.

- Thirty-five percent (35%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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