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October 12, 2023

Schools Discipline Not Tough Enough, Americans Believe

Teaching isn’t a job most Americans are interested in, and many see lax discipline as a major problem in schools.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 28% of American Adults believe most Americans still consider teaching a desirable profession to go into – barely changed from 29% in February 2021

October 12, 2023

Border Wall Decision Widely Approved by Voters

Last week’s decision by President Joe Biden’s administration to permit construction to begin again on a border wall in Texas has met with overwhelming voter approval.

October 11, 2023

Voters Divided Over House Speaker Ouster

A week after the House of Representatives voted to remove Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House, voters are divided over whether that was a smart move.

October 10, 2023

Traditional Values Still Matter, Voters Say

An overwhelming majority of voters believe it’s important to teach traditional values, but less than a third think America’s public schools are doing a good job at it.

October 10, 2023

2024: Most Trump Voters Say VP Choice Doesn’t Matter

More than half of U.S. voters say they’re likely to vote for former President Donald Trump in next year’s election, and most don’t much care who Trump picks as a running mate.

October 9, 2023

54% Approve Spending Bill

The spending bill that prevented a government shutdown is approved by a majority of voters, for whom border security is a higher priority than funding for the war in Ukraine.

October 6, 2023

Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce Romance: Good for the NFL?

Pop singer Taylor Swift has made headlines by dating Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, but most Americans don’t expect much impact on the National Football League

October 5, 2023

Has Politics Damaged Disney’s Brand?

After getting in a high-profile conflict with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Disney company is viewed unfavorably by most Republicans.

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.