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September 20, 2021

32% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-two percent (32%) 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 September 16, 2021.

September 20, 2021

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, sponsored by The ANTIFA by Jack Posobiec, for Monday shows...

September 18, 2021

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

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

September 17, 2021

Afghanistan: Leaving Americans Behind Is ‘Humiliation,’ Voters Agree

The revelation this week by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that thousands of U.S. green card holders have been left behind in Afghanistan has voters worried that these Americans will become Taliban hostages, and most agree it is a “national humiliation.”

September 15, 2021

Voters See Taliban Takeover, Border Crisis Fueling Terrorism Threat

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the lack of U.S. border enforcement increase the risk of terrorist attacks against American, according to solid majority voters.

September 15, 2021

51% Support Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Policy

Most voters support President Joe Biden’s recent order to make employers with more than 100 employees require vaccination against COVID-19. However, a majority believe those who have natural immunity should not be required to get the vaccine.

September 14, 2021

Are Capitol Rioters ‘Political Prisoners’? Many Voters Say Yes

Nearly half of voters agree with claims by organizers of a rally planned for Saturday in D.C. that those charged with participating in the January 6 Capitol riot are “political prisoners.”

September 13, 2021

Celebrity Endorsements Don’t Matter Much, Voters Say

Hollywood stars have gone all-out to help prevent the recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and President Joe Biden is traveling to the West Coast before Tuesday’s vote, but do such endorsements make a difference? Not according to most voters.

September 10, 2021

Many Believe Americans Have Forgotten 9/11

Saturday will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed 3,000 Americans, and voters believe many of their fellow citizens have forgotten the horrors of that day. Most now fear domestic terrorism more than a foreign attack.

September 9, 2021

Local COVID-19 Policies Not a Major Factor in Moving Decisions

State and local government policies to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic haven’t had much influence on decisions by Americans seeking to relocate.

September 7, 2021

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of August 29-September 2, 2021, increased to 90.0, up from 87.6 two weeks earlier. The Immigration Index has been under the baseline in every survey since Election Day last year, and reached a record low of 82.3 in late March.

September 7, 2021

Fight Over Texas Abortion Law Divides Voters

Voters are deeply divided over the Texas abortion law that recently went into effect after the Supreme Court last week refused to grant an injunction against it.

September 6, 2021

Afghanistan: Most Voters Blame Biden, Would Back Military Rescue of Hostages

A majority of voters blame President Joe Biden’s administration for the chaos surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and more than two-thirds would support using military force to rescue Americans left behind.

Investigating Afghanistan
September 2, 2021

Voters Want Congress to Investigate Afghanistan Withdrawal

Less than a third of voters consider the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan a success, and a solid majority think Congress should investigate what went wrong.

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September 1, 2021

Biden’s Monthly Approval Drops Again in August

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.

September 1, 2021

52% of Voters Think Biden Should Resign Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was so badly handled that President Joe Biden should resign because of it, according to a majority of voters. However, most don’t think Vice President Kamala Harris is qualified to replace Biden if he leaves office.

August 30, 2021

Majority Rate Biden ‘Poor’ on Afghanistan, Fear Hundreds of Americans Left Behind

Voters have turned sharply against President Joe Biden on his handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal, and most believe that hundreds of Americans will be left behind after the August 31 deadline.

Reporting on Afghanistan
August 26, 2021

Most Voters Don’t Trust What Officials or Media Are Saying About Afghanistan

A majority of voters don’t trust either President Joe Biden’s administration or the news media to tell the truth about the situation in Afghanistan, and most think it’s worse than they’re being told.

August 25, 2021

Most Voters Say America Is Not Safer Than It Was Before 9/11

With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, a majority of voters now believe America is less safe than it was before the 9/11 attacks two decades ago.

USA and Afghanistan
August 24, 2021

Afghanistan: Most Voters Say Biden Administration Not Doing Enough to Rescue Americans

President Joe Biden’s administration is not doing enough to get Americans out of Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of that country, according to a majority of voters.