What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending September 9, 2023
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 43%.
- A majority of Americans believe COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, but most Republicans have their doubts.
- Although a plurality of voters think Congress is doing a poor job, overall satisfaction with the national legislature remains near its record high.
- A majority of voters believe economic conditions have worsened under President Joe Biden.
- The arrival of Labor Day marks the end of summer for many Americans, but most celebrate it as honoring the nation’s workers.
- Former President Donald Trump’s decision to skip the first televised debate among Republican candidates does not appear to have shaken his strong support among GOP voters.
- A majority of voters now believe America needs stricter gun control, including a ban on the sale of so-called “assault weapons.”
- Although two-thirds of Americans agree that racism remains a serious problem, many still think we talk too much about race.
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