What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending September 3, 2022
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 44%.
- Worries about the American economy have eased somewhat in recent months, but the issue remains a top concern for most voters.
- The federal government is spending billions of dollars to promote electric vehicles, but most Americans still don’t consider them practical.
- America’s illegal immigration problem is getting worse, most voters still believe, and President Joe Biden’s handling of the issue remains unpopular.
- As students return to the classroom this fall, more than four times as many Americans rate public schools poor as rate them excellent.
- The 2022 midterm elections are now 67 days away, and Republicans still have a five-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.
- Americans are worried about the danger of school shootings, and support has increased for arming teachers to defend their classrooms.
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 44% in August, up three points from July.
- Problems like inflation, crime and drug overdoses make national headlines, but most Americans still have a positive view of their own lives.
- Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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