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October 4, 2023

Most Still See Another Depression Ahead

Despite claims by President Joe Biden about the strength of America’s economy, most Americans still think we’re headed toward another Great Depression.

October 4, 2023

Mixed Verdict on Speaker McCarthy’s Ouster

In a survey taken before California Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy was voted out as Speaker of the House, a plurality of voters didn’t think his ouster would make much difference.

October 3, 2023

Do U.S. Intelligence Agencies Have Their Own Agenda?

A majority of voters believe that U.S. intelligence agencies follow their own political agenda, and two-thirds suspect the agencies are influencing the news media.

October 2, 2023

Homelessness: Bad and Getting Worse, Most Americans Say

Most Americans consider homelessness a very serious problem now, and nearly two-thirds say it’s gotten worse in the past two years.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 87% of American Adults believe homelessness is a serious problem in America, including 61% who say the problem is Very Serious.

September 29, 2023

Nearly Half Want Merrick Garland Impeached

After Merrick Garland was grilled in a congressional hearing last week, nearly half of voters think the Attorney General should be impeached.

September 28, 2023

Most See U.S. Economy Unfair to Women and Minorities

Less than 40% of voters now consider America’s economy to be fair, and most say that it is unfair to women and racial minorities.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 12% of Likely U.S. voters believe the economy is Very Fair, generally speaking. 

September 28, 2023

Could Voting by Illegal Immigrants Shift 2024 Election?

More than half of voters consider it likely that next year’s election could be decided by illegal immigrants voting.

September 27, 2023

Sex Scandals: Politicians Should Uphold Moral Standards, Voters Say

Most voters still believe politicians should live moral lives, even as political sex scandals make national headlines.

September 26, 2023

Idaho Voters Want Slower Growth, Less Immigration

The population of Idaho has nearly doubled since 1990, and most voters in the state support policies to limit growth and restrict immigration .

September 26, 2023

COVID 2.0? Democrats Fear New Outbreak Most

More than half of Americans are concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic may return, and the fear is largely divided along political lines.

September 25, 2023

Most Voters Want Border Security in Budget Deal

As Congress negotiates a new spending agreement to prevent a government shutdown this week, a majority of voters think securing the border should be part of the deal.

September 22, 2023

Voters See Negative Local Impact from Illegal Immigration

The impact of illegal immigration on local schools, health care and employment is far more negative than positive, according to American voters.

September 21, 2023

Is America Becoming a Police State?

More than two-thirds of American voters are worried that their country is turning into a police state – a tyrannical government that engages in mass surveillance, censorship, ideological indoctrination, and targeting of political opponents.

September 20, 2023

Americans Think Government Workers Have It Made

President Joe Biden plans a historic pay raise for federal workers, but Americans generally believe government employees are already paid more and work less than those in the private sector.

September 20, 2023

33% of Democrats Might Vote for RFK Jr. as Third-Party Candidate

A quarter of Democratic voters favor Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in their party’s primary, and many would vote for Kennedy if he ran as a third-party candidate in 2024.

September 19, 2023

Majority of Voters Worried About Election Cheating in 2024

Concerns about election integrity remain high, with most voters worried that cheating could be a factor in next year’s election.

September 18, 2023

Election 2024: Biden and Trump in Dead Heat, Many Would Vote Third Party

If the 2024 election proves to be a rematch between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, many voters are open to voting for a third-party challenger.

September 15, 2023

Most Georgia Voters Think Trump Prosecution Unfair

The prosecution of former President Donald Trump by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is unfair, according to a majority of Georgia voters, most of whom have concerns about the integrity of elections in their state.

September 14, 2023

Can Trump Get a Fair Trial?

Voters are almost evenly divided over the criminal prosecution of former President Donald Trump.

September 13, 2023

Capitol Riot: Harsh Sentences Divide Voters

Democrats are satisfied with long prison sentences for supporters of former President Donald Trump who rioted at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, but other voters, not so much.