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March 16, 2021

Is Joe Biden Really Doing the Job of President? Nearly Half of Voters Doubt It

Voters are evenly divided about President Joe Biden’s ability to perform the duties of his office, and nearly half believe others are really in charge at the White House.

March 9, 2021

Most Voters Concerned President Biden Hasn’t Held White House Press Conference Yet

More than six weeks since his inauguration, President Biden still hasn’t held his first White House press conference, and half of voters are worried about his ability to do the job.

March 3, 2021

Who’s Setting the Agenda in D.C. Now? Democrats Say Biden, Others Disagree

When Donald Trump was President, there wasn’t much doubt who was running the show in Washington. Now that Joe Biden is in the White House, however, attitudes have changed.

February 25, 2021

50% of Voters Say Biden’s China Policy Worse Than Trump’s

A week after President Joe Biden stirred controversy by saying China has “different norms” toward human rights, half of voters view Biden’s China policy as worse than former President Trump’s.

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February 24, 2021

Most Voters Say Biden’s Cabinet Nominees Deserve Up-or-Down Senate Vote

The nomination of Neera Tanden to be President Joe Biden’s director of the Office of Management and Budget appears to be in trouble, but most voters still believe the president’s nominees for office deserve an up or down vote on the Senate floor.

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February 19, 2021

54% of Voters Say Biden Is a ‘Puppet’ of the Left

Less than a month after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, most voters believe the Democrat is “a puppet of the radical left” and not the moderate “nice guy” he was portrayed as being during the election campaign.

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February 4, 2021

Media Less Aggressive With President Biden Than They Were With Trump, Voters Say

Two weeks after President Joe Biden was sworn into office, most voters say reporters are not questioning the new president as aggressively as they questioned former President Donald Trump.

January 27, 2021

Voters Say U.S. Is More Divided, Doubt Biden Can Unite Americans

Most voters think the country has become more divided since Election Day, and fewer than 1-in-5 say they are very confident President Biden will be able to unite Americans.

January 20, 2021

Presidential Approval: Comparing the Numbers

So how does America view the sitting President these days? It depends on how you ask the question and whom you ask.

Rasmussen Reports in our daily Presidential Tracking Poll gives respondents four options – Strongly Approve, Somewhat Approve, Somewhat Disapprove and Strongly Disapprove - as opposed to just two - Approve/Disapprove. We are also the one major national pollster who asks this question only of likely U.S. voters, those who tell us they are likely to vote in the next election.

January 13, 2021

Voters Support Trump’s Decision Not to Attend Biden Inauguration, Expect Peaceful Transition

President Trump provoked controversy when he announced last week that he would not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, but most voters appear to support Trump’s decision.

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December 18, 2020

Only 56% Say Biden Is Their President

Many anti-Trumpers insisted throughout President Trump’s four years in office that he was not their president, and a surprisingly high number of voters feel the same way about President-elect Biden.

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December 17, 2020

Voters Think Biden Doing Better Job Than Trump As President-Elect

Most voters approve of President-elect Biden’s performance, putting him several points ahead of President-elect Trump four years ago.

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December 9, 2020

Voters Are Only Cautiously Optimistic About Biden, New Congress

Voters are only slightly more hopeful that likely new President Joe Biden will be able to work better with Congress than President Trump did.

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December 4, 2020

52% See Obama’s Economic Policies as Better Model for Biden Than Trump’s

Despite the explosive economic growth of the last four years interrupted only by the coronavirus lockdown, most voters want to return to the economic policies of President Obama.

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December 2, 2020

Voters Say COVID-19 Comes First for Biden

The coronavirus is far and away the top action item on likely new President Joe Biden’s list as far as voters are concerned.