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October 26, 2023

Youngkin 2024? Most Voters Say No

Speculation that Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin could run for the 2024 Republican president nomination gets little encouragement from voters. 

October 25, 2023

52% of GOP Voters Want to Cancel Debates

Although most voters expect to watch next month’s debate among Republican presidential candidates in Miami, more than half of GOP voters agree with a suggestion that the Republican National Committee should cancel “all future debates.”

October 24, 2023

Biden’s Israel Trip Gets Mixed Reviews From Voters

Voters are divided over whether President Joe Biden’s historic wartime visit to Israel was a success, and a majority oppose bringing Gaza refugees to America.

October 23, 2023

GOP Has Slight Advantage on National Security

With war raging in the Middle East, voters trust Republicans more to deal with national security issues.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters trust Republicans more to handle national security issues, while 42% trust Democrats more. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

October 20, 2023

Voters Concerned About Anti-Jewish, Anti-Muslim Hate

With war raging in the Middle East, voters worry that hatred spawned by conflict between Israel and Hamas could come to America.

October 19, 2023

Could Israel Conflict Cause Terrorism in America?

Most American voters are concerned that recent events in the Middle East could result in an attack here, and nearly half believe the terrorism threat has gotten worse under President Joe Biden.

October 18, 2023

Auto Market: Fewer Americans Expect to Buy

Less than a third of Americans are thinking about getting a new car in the next year, but not because they’re driving less.

October 18, 2023

Crime: Voters Trust GOP More on Issue

Violent crime is getting worse, according to a majority of voters, and Republicans have an 11-point advantage on the issue.

October 17, 2023

2024: Age Issue Still Serious for Biden, Voters Say

Most voters – including a majority of Democrats – believe President Joe Biden’s age will be a serious problem for his chance of winning a second  term.

October 16, 2023

Only 17% Think Biden Has Improved U.S.-Israel Relationship

By a 26-point margin, more voters think the relationship between the United States and Israel has worsened under President Joe Biden.

October 13, 2023

U.S. Voters Back Israel, Support ‘Eradication’ of Hamas

After the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel, most U.S. voters blame Palestinians for the conflict, and agree with a Republican senator’s call for the “eradication” of Hamas.

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.