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October 25, 2021

Only 30% View Merrick Garland Favorably

More voters have a negative impression of Attorney General Merrick Garland than view him favorably, and most don’t think he’s doing a better job than his predecessors.

October 22, 2021

Democratic Voters Divided By Senate Opponents Of Biden Agenda

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.

October 20, 2021

Is Biden Up To The Job? Most Voters Not Confident

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.

October 19, 2021

37% Rate Buttigieg Favorably, Most Voters Think He Should ‘Get Back to Work’

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.

October 15, 2021

69% Oppose Plan To Have IRS Monitor Bank Transactions

More than two-thirds of voters are against plans in Congress to give the Internal Revenue Service access to data on all bank transactions over $600, and most believe Democrats are lying when they say they’ll only raise taxes on the rich.

October 11, 2021

Vote-By-Mail: Most Voters Think It Will Cause More Cheating

Last year’s election featured mail-in voting as a measure to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, but now more states are making vote-by-mail permanent, and nearly two-thirds of voters believe the result will be more cheating in elections.

October 8, 2021

Hope for America’s Future Fades

Americans have lost hope in the nation’s future since last year and only a third now believe the country’s best days are ahead.

October 7, 2021

‘Virtual’ Thanksgiving? Voters Don’t Embrace CDC’s Holiday Recommendations

While nearly two-thirds of voters are concerned about another surge of COVID-19 cases, they’re less confident in recent official guidance for coping with the pandemic, and most agree with criticism of a “draconian” response.

October 5, 2021

America Divided: Voters Blame Biden

President Joe Biden campaigned last year on a promise to unite Americans, but nearly two-thirds of voters say the country is now more divided.

October 4, 2021

Independent Voters Are Most Unhappy With Congress

Congress remains unpopular with voters, and independent voters are least likely to say their current representative deserves reelection.

October 1, 2021

Voters Believe General Milley, Not Biden, on Afghanistan Withdrawal

After the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff contradicted President Joe Biden’s statements about plans for the U.S. withdrawal Afghanistan, a majority of voters think Gen. Mark Milley is telling the truth – and say his plan was better than Biden’s.

September 29, 2021

Majority Oppose DHS Release of Haitian Migrants, Say Trump's Immigration Policy Was Better

Voters strongly disagree with President Joe Biden administration’s decision to turn loose more than 12,000 Haitian migrants in the United States, and a majority now say former President Donald Trump’s immigration policy was better.

September 28, 2021

Voter Approval of Supreme Court Declines

Fewer voters approve of how the U.S. Supreme Court is doing its job than a year ago, and are more likely to say the court is too conservative than too liberal.

September 27, 2021

Majority Oppose $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill, Against Raising Debt Ceiling

Most voters are against the $3.5 trillion “reconciliation” budget bill now pending in Congress, and are also opposed to raising the national debt ceiling.

September 24, 2021

Afghanistan: Voters Don’t Want to Pay for Resettling Refugees

A majority of voters object to the cost of President Joe Biden’s plan to resettle tens of thousands of refugees from Afghanistan in the United States.

September 23, 2021

Trump 2024 Would Beat Either Biden or Harris

Voters are divided on whether former President Donald Trump should run again in 2024, but most would vote for him in a race against either President Joe Biden or Vice President Kamala Harris.

September 22, 2021

52% Rate Biden ‘Poor’ on Immigration

A majority of voters blame President Joe Biden for the migrant crisis at the Mexico border, and rate him “poor” on his handling of immigration. Most voters also give the media poor ratings for their coverage of America’s immigration problems.

September 17, 2021

Afghanistan: Leaving Americans Behind Is ‘Humiliation,’ Voters Agree

The revelation this week by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that thousands of U.S. green card holders have been left behind in Afghanistan has voters worried that these Americans will become Taliban hostages, and most agree it is a “national humiliation.”

September 15, 2021

Voters See Taliban Takeover, Border Crisis Fueling Terrorism Threat

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the lack of U.S. border enforcement increase the risk of terrorist attacks against American, according to a solid majority of voters.

September 15, 2021

51% Support Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Policy

Most voters support President Joe Biden’s recent order to make employers with more than 100 employees require vaccination against COVID-19. However, a majority believe those who have natural immunity should not be required to get the vaccine.