What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending March 7, 2020
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 47%.
- Voters are less convinced these days that the U.S. Supreme Court is driven by politics despite Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s recent accusation that some of her fellow justices have a pro-Trump bias. But voters still strongly believe the members of the high court should keep their political views to themselves.
- Like most everything else in America today, views of the coronavirus and the government response to it are heavily colored by politics. Democrats are most likely to see the new virus as a threat and to criticize the government’s response. Republicans see an anti-Trump agenda at work.
- As President Trump pressures California to tackle its worsening homelessness problem, most Americans continue to believe some cities and states make the problem worse for themselves and say it’s not up to the federal government to solve it for them.
- Americans are evidently more eager to file their income taxes than they have been in years, even though the number who expect a refund is little changed.
- As Super Tuesday dawns, Joe Biden has jumped back ahead nationally in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Bernie Sanders in second. Despite spending over half-a-billion dollars on campaign advertising, Michael Bloomberg has faded to third.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of February 23-27, 2020 has risen to 101.6, from 99.7 the week before.
- Forty-five percent (45%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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