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January 26, 2023

Most GOP Voters Want New RNC Chair

Fewer than 1-in-5 Republican voters want to see Ronna McDaniel reelected as chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

January 26, 2023

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, sponsored by Matt Palumbo's MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN for Thursday shows...

January 25, 2023

Voters Trust GOP More on Energy, Immigration, Spending

Voters now trust Republicans more than Democrats by substantial margins on several crucial issues.

January 23, 2023

31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending January 19, 2023.

January 23, 2023

Debt Ceiling: 56% Prefer Shutdown

As President Joe Biden prepares to face off with House Republicans over the U.S. government’s debt ceiling, a majority of voters would rather have a government shutdown than to have Congress sign off on more spending.

January 21, 2023

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports...

January 20, 2023

Vaccine Safety: 57% Want Congress to Investigate CDC

Many voters have concerns about risks from the COVID-19 vaccine and a majority want a congressional investigation of how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has handled the issue.

January 19, 2023

Document-Gate? Voters Approve Special Counsel in Biden Probe

Voters overwhelmingly approve of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents.

January 18, 2023

Independent Voters Trust GOP More on Ethics, Social Security

The electorate is evenly divided over which party they trust more on basic issues, but Republicans have an edge among independent voters.

January 17, 2023

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 8-12, 2023, decreased to 86.3, down nearly three points from 89.2 two weeks earlier.

January 17, 2023

Repeal Funding for New IRS Agents? 56% Say ‘Yes’

As the first act of the new Congress, the Republican majority in the House voted to repeal funding for new Internal Revenue Service employees, and most voters support the move.

January 13, 2023

52% Think Biden Should Let Congress Lead

With the new session of Congress under way, voters are somewhat optimistic that things will get better, and a majority are convinced that President Joe Biden should let Congress lead.

January 12, 2023

Most Voters Blame Biden for Border Crisis

Voters overwhelmingly believe there is a crisis at America’s southern border, and blame President Joe Biden for mishandling the immigration problem. 

January 11, 2023

House Speaker Vote: Who’s to Blame?

The beginning of Congress was delayed last week by the historic 15-ballot fight to elect Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House. Voters are divided over whether McCarthy or his opponents are more to blame for that delay.

January 10, 2023

Democrats Expect Biden Will Be Reelected

When it comes to what the future holds for President Joe Biden, voters are largely divided along party lines.

January 9, 2023

Voters Overwhelmingly Concerned About National Debt

Half of voters disapprove of the $1.7 trillion spending bill rammed through Congress last month, and a majority agree that it’s a “disaster” for America.

January 6, 2023

Biden Approval Jumps in December

When tracking President Biden’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture...

January 5, 2023

Less Than Half of GOP Voters Want McCarthy as House Speaker

As the House of Representatives prepares for a third day of voting on who will wield the Speaker’s gavel, voters are divided over whether Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy should get the job.

January 4, 2023

Low Expectations for New Congress

It’s not likely Congress will do much to fix America’s problems, according to a majority of voters, who also don’t believe Congress cares what they think.

January 3, 2023

Biden 2024? Only One-Third of Voters Say ‘Yes’

Most voters don’t want President Joe Biden to seek reelection, but also don’t want to see Vice President Kamala Harris or former President Donald Trump run in 2024.