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 41%.
- Despite news reports that the Supreme Court may be ready to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights haven’t displaced inflation at the top of the list of issues most concerning to voters.
- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still the least popular congressional leader, and even a third of Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of the San Francisco Democrat.
- More than two months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a plurality of voters see the conflict as a stalemate, and fears of a wider war in Europe remain high.
- A majority of voters are concerned about rising energy costs and favor increased drilling for oil and gas, although most Democratic voters consider reducing climate change a higher priority.
- Economic confidence fell to 87.7 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 20 points lower than April.
- The news media don’t question President Joe Biden as aggressively as they questioned former President Donald Trump, according to a majority of voters who say “fake news” is still a major problem.
- Despite inflation and other economic concerns, most homeowners still expect the strong housing market to continue.
- Twenty-eight percent (28%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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