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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending March 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 51%.

- Politics seems to affect nearly everything now, including attitudes toward the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans are becoming more optimistic that the country is nearing the end of mask mandates and lockdowns, but their opinions vary along party lines.

- How much money and power should government have? Voters want it to have less than it does, but they believe politicians want it to have even more.

- While most voters say growing the economy should be a top policy priority, Democrats are much more likely to say economic fairness is most important.

- After taking office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order reversing former President Trump’s ban on transgender personnel in the U.S. military. However, Americans are as deeply divided over the new policy as they were over the previous policy.

- Voters overwhelmingly support the COVID-19 relief bill President Joe Biden signed into law Thursday, but most believe the $1.9 trillion package benefits Democrat-run states more.

- Economic confidence jumped to 109.8 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, up 12 points from February, following three consecutive months of decline since Election Day. 

- More than six weeks since his inauguration, President Biden still hasn’t held his first White House press conference, and half of voters are worried about his ability to do the job.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of February 28-March 4, 2021 fell to 85.1, down from 86.0 two weeks earlier.

- Thirty-seven percent (37%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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