What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending September 17, 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%.
- Most voters approve of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s program to bus illegal immigrants from his border state to “sanctuary cities” like Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C.
- Among a variety of size-of-government issues, voters most strongly support eliminating government subsidies to business.
- Although gasoline prices have fallen from their record-breaking peak, a majority of voters are still concerned about fuel costs and expect the issue to matter in November.
- President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to unite the nation, but his speech earlier this month in Philadelphia has Americans divided.
- The 2022 midterm elections are now 53 days away, and Republicans have a one-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.
- The cost of a college education has risen faster than inflation, even as many Americans believe the value of a degree has declined.
- The price of gasoline has decreased significantly in the past two months, but most Americans continue to think they’ll be paying more at the pump in the future.
- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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