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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 42%.

- While most Americans believe that doctors and nurses should be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19, they’re evenly divided over whether such mandates should include police officers and firefighters.

- Voters increasingly doubt that President Joe Biden is capable of performing the duties of his office, and a majority of voters believe others are running the show behind the scenes.

- Problems with America’s supply chain have put Pete Buttigieg in the national spotlight, and voters are divided about the Transportation Secretary taking paternity leave during the crisis.

- A majority of voters now rate President Joe Biden’s handling of the economy as poor, amid rising concerns about inflation.

- Objections from two Democratic senators have President Joe Biden’s agenda stalled on Capitol Hill, and fewer than half of Democratic voters think their party should follow the president’s lead.

- More than half of Americans say rising grocery prices have changed the way they eat, and they expect to even more in the future.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of October 10-14, 2021, decreased to 86.2 down from 88.9 two weeks earlier.

- Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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