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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%. 

- 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

- The electorate is evenly divided over which party they trust more on basic issues, but Republicans have an edge among independent voters. 

- 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. 

- A growing number of Americans now believe Martin Luther King Jr.’s dreams of equal opportunity in the country have become a reality. 

- 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. 

- Many Americans are troubled by the revelation that Facebook and Google have hired dozens of former employees of U.S. intelligence agencies. 

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 8-12, 2023, decreased to 86.3, down nearly three points from 89.2 two weeks earlier. 

- Thirty-two percent (32%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction

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