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

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

- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 45%.

- Despite reports of recruiting shortfalls by the U.S. military, fewer than one-in-four Americans are in favor of a military draft.

- Who do political parties represent, their own voters or outside interests? Republicans care about this question more than Democratic voters do.

- Americans have noticed they’re paying higher grocery prices, and most expect the cost of food to keep going up.

- Concerns about election cheating remain high, and a majority of voters favor the procedure by which Arizona “audited” disputed 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County.

- The 2022 midterm elections are now 88 days away, and Republicans still have a three-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

- Although half of voters approve of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s raid on the Florida home of former President Donald Trump, even more agree with criticism of the unprecedented event.

Economic confidence increased to 89.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 10 points higher than July.

- Fewer than one-in-five workers think they could advance their careers by leaving their current jobs, and most expect a raise within a year.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of July 31-August 4, 2022, increased to 91.9, up more than a point from 90.3 two weeks earlier.

- Twenty-eight percent (28%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction

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