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February 13, 2024

What’s Best for Valentine’s Day? (Hint: Not Chocolate or Flowers)

As Valentine’s Day arrives, most Americans would like to celebrate the romantic occasion with dinner for two.

February 12, 2024

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending February 8, 2024.

February 12, 2024

R-E-S-P-E-C-T? Trump Dominates Biden

Among recent presidents and their chief rivals, former President Donald Trump is most respected by voters.

February 10, 2024

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending February 10, 2024

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports...

February 9, 2024

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Jumps in February

Economic confidence increased to 110.0 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, eight points higher than January. This is the fourth consecutive monthly increase in the index.

February 9, 2024

Fans Expect Chiefs to Win Super Bowl LVIII

The Kansas City Chiefs – and their celebrity fan Taylor Swift – are favorites to win Sunday’s Super Bowl against the San Francisco 49ers.

February 9, 2024

Toward a Demotic Republican Party By Michael Barone

   What happens when a political party becomes demotic? Before answering the question, note that the word in question is not demonic, from the Greek word daimon, meaning a deity (remember that the Greek gods were notoriously jealous and greedy), but demotic, from the Greek word demos, meaning the people -- the same root as democratic.

February 8, 2024

Most Voters See Middle East as ‘Major Crisis,’ Blame Biden

There is a “major crisis” in the Middle East, according to a majority of voters who agree with a former Trump administration official who blames President Joe Biden’s policy for the problem.

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February 8, 2024

The Race for the House, Part Two By Kyle Kondik

Rating changes in 7 districts a mixed bag for each party; previewing the NY-3 special.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— We are making 7 House rating changes this week, with 4 benefiting Democrats and 3 benefiting Republicans.

— Republicans continue to be closer to the magic number of 218 in our ratings than Democrats, but there are enough Toss-up races that we broadly consider the race for the House to be a Toss-up overall.

— The NY-3 special remains highly competitive less than a week before the election.

February 7, 2024

43% Still See Opioid Problem Getting Worse

By a 3-to-1 margin, more Americans say the problem of opioid drug abuse has gotten worse in the past year than think it's gotten better..

February 7, 2024

55% View Genocide Charge Against Israel as ‘Outrageous’

American voters now have a less favorable view of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu than they did a few months ago, but agree with him that it is “outrageous” to accuse Israel of genocide against Palestinians.

February 7, 2024

AI Is Coming for Your Job? By John Stossel

The media warn, "Artificial intelligence will replace millions of jobs."

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February 6, 2024

52% of Voters Approve of Mayorkas Impeachment

As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on impeaching Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a narrow majority of voters favor the impeachment.

February 6, 2024

Is Taylor Swift Trouble for Trump? By Daniel McCarthy

   She's just won the Grammy for album of the year.

February 6, 2024

Biden's War Against the Internet By Stephen Moore

It's a miracle of private sector innovation and the magic of the free enterprise system that technologies that were only the playthings of the super-rich a generation ago are now available and affordable to almost all Americans.

February 5, 2024

33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-three percent (33%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending February 1, 2024.

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February 5, 2024

59% See Biden in Mental Decline

A majority of voters think President Joe Biden is losing mental sharpness, and most suspect the media are trying to cover up the president’s cognitive decline.

February 3, 2024

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending February 3, 2024

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports...

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February 2, 2024

Only 15% Think Race Relations Are Getting Better

February is Black History Month, and when considering the current state of race relations in the country, most Americans aren’t too optimistic

February 2, 2024

Systemic Lying Corrodes Once-great Institutions By Michael Barone

The last six or seven months have been a couple of tough seasons for public policies based on lies. Two examples come to mind.