What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 27, 2022
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 44%.
- A majority of American voters believe the federal Department of Justice’s investigation of former President Donald Trump is politically motivated, but most of them still approve of the investigation.
- Most voters still believe “fake news” is a serious problem, and don’t trust the political news they get from the media.
- As California prepares for a referendum on abortion rights this November, most voters in the state – including many who consider themselves pro-choice – oppose late-term abortion.
- The issues most important to American voters haven’t changed all year, as inflation and violent crime remain atop the list.
- The 2022 midterm elections are now 74 days away, and Republicans still have a five-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.
- College football kicks off Saturday, and a majority of fans think it’s likely that the University of Alabama will claim the national championship this season.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of August 14-18, 2022, increased to 92.7, slightly up from 91.9 two weeks earlier.
- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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