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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 40%. 

- With the first trial of Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation now in a D.C. courtroom, a majority of voters believe Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign acted illegally by encouraging federal agencies to spy on Donald Trump's campaign.

- Voters don’t see President Joe Biden as having good relationships with most world leaders, and more than half believe those world leaders view him as weaker than his predecessor.

- More voters describe themselves as pro-choice than pro-life, but a significant majority support state laws that limit how late in a pregnancy an abortion can be performed.

- Climate change isn’t a very important issue for most voters, but Democrats are significantly more concerned about the problem.

- The 2022 midterm elections are now 172 days away, and Republicans have a nine-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

- Many schools are embattled by controversies around race, gender and sexuality, while most Americans think teaching traditional values is an important task.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of May 8-12, 2022, increased to 92.5, up more than three points from 89.3 two weeks earlier.

- Twenty-six percent (26%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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