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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending April 29, 2023

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

-  President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 50%. 

Voters remain concerned about high fuel prices and overwhelmingly support policies to increase U.S. oil and gas production. 

- Accusations that President Joe Biden’s son got “preferential treatment” from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are a serious scandal, according to a majority of voters, but few expect the president to be impeached over it. 

- A majority of voters are worried that their government is spying on Americans – almost as much as they fear spying from foreigners. 

- Nearly a third of American voters would consider voting for a third-party candidate in next year’s presidential race, and Democrats are more open to the idea than either Republicans or independents.  

- After being ousted from his prime-time show at Fox News Channel, commentator Tucker Carlson is more popular than the network that fired him – especially among conservatives and Republican voters. 

- With college graduation season approaching, a majority of Americans think new grads will have trouble finding jobs.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of April 16-20, 2023, decreased to 91.2, down one point from 92.2 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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