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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending October 26, 2019

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

- President Trump ended the holiday polling week with a daily job approval of 43%. 

- While foreign aid to Ukraine is dominating the headlines, most voters continue to view U.S. government dollars sent to other countries as a bad deal for taxpayers.

- Voters aren’t nearly as convinced as the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination that more government is the answer.

- Drug companies are being forced to pay millions to settle opioid lawsuits, but most Americans don’t blame them first for the opioid drug crisis in the country.

- Voters remain highly suspicious of how much their fellow voters know when they go to the polls.

- Mitt Romney continues to be perhaps the most vocal Republican critic of President Trump, but GOP voters still side with the president and think Romney is hurting their party.

- A sizable number of voters think Nancy Pelosi doesn’t measure up to most of her predecessors as speaker of the House, but Democrats are enthusiastic supporters.

- Despite his lukewarm performance at the most recent Democratic presidential debate, Joe Biden holds a near two-to-one lead over Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren among his fellow Democrats nationally.

- Thirty-eight percent (38%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction. 

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