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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Endng October 30, 2021

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

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

- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 42. 

- A majority of Americans agree the U.S. economy has gotten worse since President Joe Biden was inaugurated, but they are divided when it comes to placing blame for the decline.

- Most Americans don’t think Halloween is a very important holiday, but they’re fine with letting children celebrate it at school.

- Most Americans believe parents are right to be concerned about controversial teaching in public schools, and reject the claim that these are “phony” issues.

- Nearly half of voters believe Dr. Anthony Fauci lied about U.S. funding for “gain-of-function” research, and a plurality think the government’s top COVID-19 expert should be forced to resign..

- Most Americans identify as middle class and, even at the highest income levels, only one-fifth consider themselves wealthy.

- At a time when President Joe Biden’s overall approval rating are underwater, climate change is one issue where he’s still ahead.

- More voters have a negative impression of Attorney General Merrick Garland than view him favorably, and most don’t think he’s doing a better job than his predecessors.

- Thirty-two percent (32%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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