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August 11, 2021

Is Biden Keeping His Campaign Promises? Voters Are Doubtful

Voters don’t think most politicians keep their campaign promises, and less than a third believe President Joe Biden is doing better than previous presidents in keeping his promises.

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July 7, 2021

Only a Third of Voters Approve of How VP Harris Is Handling Border Crisis

In the wake of Kamala Harris’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, most voters have a negative view of how the vice president is dealing with the immigration crisis.

June 1, 2021

Voters Don’t Think Biden Has Made Much Difference for Black America

While support from black voters was crucial to President Joe Biden’s election, most voters – including most black voters – don’t believe the new president has improved race relations or made life better for young black people.

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May 5, 2021

Voters Favor Biden Infrastructure Plan, But More Support Compromise With GOP

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan has support from a majority of voters, but an even larger majority want Biden and Democrats to compromise with congressional Republicans infrastructure spending.

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May 3, 2021

Voters Not Very Confident in Biden’s Ability to Deal With Terrorism Threat

Most voters view domestic terrorism as a greater danger to America than foreign threats, and don’t have much confidence that President Biden can cope with the threat.

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April 29, 2021

Only 36% of Voters Say Biden’s First 100 Days a Success

Friday will mark President Joe Biden’s 100th day in office, but most voters don’t give him high marks at this milestone of his presidency, and many still doubt that Biden won last year’s election fairly.

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April 26, 2021

Majority Say Kamala Harris Not Qualified to Become President

Most voters have an unfavorable impression of Vice President Kamala Harris, and GOP voters in particular doubt she is qualified to become president.

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March 25, 2021

Biden’s Handling of COVID-19 Wins Majority Approval

Many of his policies have stirred controversy, but when it comes to how Joe Biden has handled the coronavirus pandemic, most voters approve of the job the new president is doing.

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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.

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.