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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 Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 49%.

- With anti-coronavirus restrictions being reimposed in many areas, Americans are less likely to do any in-person Black Friday shopping this year, while online holiday shopping appears ready to edge past last year’s record pace.

- Health officials have encouraged Americans not to travel this Thanksgiving to prevent a coronavirus surge, but travel plans appear to be down only slightly.

- Most voters continue to view big government as a problem and don’t want it, but they strongly suspect that more government and higher taxes are on the way with Joe Biden in the White House.

- With likely new President Joe Biden vowing to undo many of the immigration restrictions imposed by President Trump, the Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of November 15-19, 2020 fell to 96.6 from 102.6 the week before. This is the lowest finding since the Index debuted last December.

- With Democrats on the brink of one-party rule in Washington, D.C., it’s no surprise that they like the idea a lot more than other voters do.

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

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