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 44%.
- Even though most voters have a positive opinion of George Washington, a substantial number of Democrats support a proposal in New York City that would tear down statues of America’s first president.
- By a 14-point margin, most voters still prefer a limited-government agenda.
- Voters are now less inclined to believe that undercover agents provoked the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, following the release of thousands of hours of surveillance video of the so-called “J6” riot.
- Illegal immigration is a very serious problem, according to a majority of voters, and the Republican Party leads by 12 points on the issue.
- Less than a year before the 2024 election, voters still trust Republicans more on the key issue of taxes, although the margin has narrowed.
- Economic confidence increased to 97.8 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, about four points higher than November.
- The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 69% of American Adults believe Christmas should be celebrated in the public schools.
- Most Americans will decorate their home for the holiday season, and half have already started decking the halls.
- Thirty-three percent (33%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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