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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending April 1, 2023

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

-  President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 46%. 

Support for gun control has risen in the aftermath of the shooting that killed six people at a Christian school in Nashville this week. 

- Nearly half of voters say the recent rescue of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) hurt their confidence in the economy, which could have political consequences.

- More voters now trust Democrats to handle Social Security, even as a majority agree President Joe Biden is “lying shamelessly” about the issue. 

- Reports that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is seeking a grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump have the electorate clearly divided over the possibility of an unprecedented prosecution. 


- Nearly as many Americans believe someone close to them died from side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine as died from the disease itself. 

- Major League Baseball (MLB) begins its 2023 season today, and more fans expect to watch “America’s pastime” this year. 

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of March 19-23, 2023, decreased to 86.4, down nearly six points from 90.2 two weeks earlier. 

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

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