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February 7, 2023

Hakeem Jeffries: New Democrat Leader Not More Popular Than Pelosi

The new leader of House Democrats is no more popular than his predecessor, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

February 7, 2023

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

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February 6, 2023

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty percent (30%) 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 February 2, 2023.

February 4, 2023

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

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

February 3, 2023

Only 39% Want Harris as Biden’s 2024 Running Mate

If President Joe Biden seeks reelection in 2024, should Vice President Kamala Harris also be on the ticket again? Most voters have their doubts.

February 2, 2023

Voters Trust GOP More on Taxes, Education

In the wake of the midterm elections, the Republican Party gets more trust from voters on two crucial policy issues.

February 1, 2023

COVID-19: Two-Thirds Support Virus Origins Investigation

Voters overwhelmingly support a congressional investigation into how the COVID-19 virus originated.

February 1, 2023

Biden Approval Drops in January

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 31, 2023

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 22-26, 2023, increased to 89.2, up nearly three points from 86.3 two weeks earlier.

January 31, 2023

Impeachment? Most Don’t Expect It Over Document Scandal

Most voters don’t think President Joe Biden will be impeached over his handling of classified documents, although nearly equal numbers believe he is as guilty as former President Donald Trump of criminal wrongdoing.

January 30, 2023

48% Say Biden’s Handling of Classified Documents Is ‘Major Scandal’

A majority of voters think President Joe Biden’s son Hunter likely used classified documents in his foreign business deals, and nearly half think Biden is facing a major scandal.

January 27, 2023

Most Americans Think They Pay More Than Their Fair Share of Taxes

As Americans prepare for the annual tax-filing season, most are already convinced they’re paying too much.

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 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

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 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

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.