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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending December 23, 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%.

Most voters think news media bias is getting worse, and don’t believe the media are giving enough coverage to the legal problems of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

- America’s crime problem is getting worse, most voters believe, and nearly half give President Joe Biden a poor grade for his handling of the issue.

- Nearly half of Americans believe freedom of speech has declined at U.S. colleges and universities, and more than two-thirds say anti-Semitism is a serious campus problem.

- Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has been widely criticized for saying the so-called “Great Replacement” is real, but most voters think he’s onto something.

- Voters overwhelmingly say inflation is still a major problem, and nearly half give President Joe Biden a poor grade on economic issues.

- While many voters think the United States could face war with Russia or China, most see the Middle East as the most likely spot for America’s next war.

- Santa Claus may be coming to town, but for most Americans, Christmas is still about the baby born “away in a manger.” 

- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction

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