What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending March 11, 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%.
- An increasing number of Americans believe the U.S. economy is fair to women, and most see careers and family life as equally important for women.
- A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 28% of Likely U.S. Voters rate Congress’ performance as good or excellent, up from 25% in December and the highest approval in more than 15 years of polling this question.
- Recent reports confirming that the COVID-19 virus probably came from a Chinese lab don’t surprise most voters, who suspect U.S. officials may have been involved in a cover-up.
- Crime has emerged as a major political issue, and voters overwhelmingly disagree with controversial “bail reform” measures that return criminals to the streets.
- Although half of voters still have a favorable opinion of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, most agree with a whistleblower’s description of the agency as having been “politically weaponized” by its leadership.
- Economic confidence increased to 97.4 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than seven points higher than February.
- Teaching traditional values remains important, according to an overwhelming majority of Americans, but less than half think public schools do a good job at it.
- Thirty percent (38%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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