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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending February 12, 2022

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

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

- Less than nine months before the midterm elections, a majority of voters still think Congress is doing a lousy job.

- ABC’s decision to suspend “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg for her comments about the Holocaust is supported by most Americans, who nonetheless think “cancel culture” is out of control.

- Most voters don’t watch CNN very often, and don’t think the resignation of the cable network’s president Jeff Zucker will make much difference.

- While President Joe Biden has called on Congress to pass more gun control laws, most Americans believe stricter enforcement of existing laws would do more to reduce violent crime. 

- Football remains America’s favorite sport, and a plurality of fans expect the Los Angeles Rams to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday’s Super Bowl.

- Economic confidence fell to 96.5 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, eight-tenths of a point lower than January. This second consecutive month of declines brings the index to its lowest point since May 2020.

- With violent crime surging out of control nationwide, a majority of voters support proposed new laws that would replace local district attorneys who fail to prosecute criminals.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January  30-February 3, 2022, increased to 90.2, up more than four points from 85.9 two weeks earlier.

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

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