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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - January 1, 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%. 

- Planning to do better in 2022? You’re in the minority, as most Americans won’t be making New Year’s resolutions, but those who do expect to keep them.

- Nearly half of Americans say their personal finances got worse this year, and only a third expect improvement in 2022.

- President Joe Biden is doing a poor job on both immigration and crime, according to a majority of voters.

- Transgender activists have accused J.K. Rowling of “hate speech” for saying it, but most Americans agree with the Harry Potter author that there are only two genders

- It’s New Year’s Eve and Americans are ready to say good-bye and good riddance to 2021.

- The majority of Americans will spend New Year’s Eve at home, and most of them have someone to kiss at midnight.

- Amid reports of a massive Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border, nearly four-in-five American voters are concerned about a possible invasion, and most think President Joe Biden has been less aggressive toward Russia.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of December 19-23, 2021, increased to 90.2 up more than two points from 87.8 two weeks earlier.

- Twenty-seven percent (27%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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