What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending May 13, 2023
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 44%.
- New revelations from congressional investigators about foreign payments to President Joe Biden’s family are a serious scandal, according to a majority of voters.
- At a time when President Joe Biden is negotiating with Congress over the debt ceiling, most voters don’t think the government is using tax dollars wisely, and would prefer a smaller government.
- A majority of Democratic voters would back President Joe Biden for the party’s 2024 nomination, despite their admiration for challenger Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
- Most voters support House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s proposal to raise the debt ceiling and reduce future deficit spending, and expect a compromise with the White House over the bill. - With Mother’s Day this Sunday, more Americans believe being a mom is an important job.
- Economic confidence decreased to 87.9 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 10 points lower than April.
- Most Americans have a positive opinion of Amazon, and the online retail giant gets the highest ratings from customers who use the service most frequently.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of April 30-May 4, 2023, increased to 91.5, up slightly from 91.2 two weeks earlier.
- Thirty-six percent (36%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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