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August 22, 2022

Inflation, Crime Still Top Concerns for Voters

The issues most important to American voters haven’t changed all year, as inflation and violent crime remain atop the list. 

August 20, 2022

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 20, 2022

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

August 19, 2022

U.S. Schools Not ‘World Class,’ Americans Believe

More than a decade after Barack Obama emphasized the need for “world-class education,” most Americans think U.S. schools are failing to deliver.

August 19, 2022

GOP Expands Congressional Lead to 5 Points

The 2022 midterm elections are now 81 days away, and Republicans have a five-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

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August 19, 2022

The Espionage Act of 1917 Once Again Rears Its Ugly Head By Michael Barone

When federal agents removed top-secret documents from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence last week, they carried with them a search warrant citing possible violations of the Espionage Act.

August 18, 2022

‘Biden’s Gestapo’? Trump Raid Hurts Voter Trust in FBI

Last week’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on former President Donald Trump’s home has damaged the FBI’s standing with Republican and independent voters.

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August 18, 2022

The Gubernatorial Races: Look to the West By Kyle Kondik

The most question marks about 2022 lie west of the Mississippi; rating changes in MD, NY, OR.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— The 5 governorships we see as Toss-ups are all located west of the eastern time zone: Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Wisconsin, and — now — Oregon.

— The large number of incumbents running this year may limit the number of governorships that change hands.

— Democrats continue to have the 2 clearest pickups, the open seats in Maryland and Massachusetts. However, Democrats also are defending 4 of the 5 Toss-ups.

August 17, 2022

Leagues Not Doing Enough About Sexual Misconduct by Athletes, Most Say

A majority of Americans believe more needs to be done to stop professional athletes from engaging in sexual misconduct.

August 17, 2022

Can You Trust a Lawyer?

Barely a third of Americans think lawyers are trustworthy, and the legal profession’s reputation hasn’t improved much in recent years.

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August 17, 2022

Volunteers in Ukraine By John Stossel

When Russia attacked Ukraine, "experts" said the country would fall within days.

August 16, 2022

Garland’s Favorability Now at 36%

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

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August 16, 2022

An IRS That's Armed and Dangerous By Stephen Moore

The Biden administration has a lot of nerve proposing to double the budget of the Internal Revenue Service and add 87,000 employees.

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August 16, 2022

How, When, Do We Come Together Again? By Patrick J. Buchanan

When 30 FBI agents showed up at Mar-a-Lago to cart off boxes of documents, it was an authorized, legitimate and justified procedure to retrieve national security secrets being illegally kept there.

August 15, 2022

32% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-two percent (32%) 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 August 11, 2022.

August 15, 2022

Pelosi Slightly More Popular Now

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still the least popular congressional leader, and even a third of Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of the San Francisco Democrat.

August 15, 2022

Pelosi Slightly More Popular Now

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still the least popular congressional leader, and even a third of Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of the San Francisco Democrat.

August 13, 2022

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending Agust 13, 2022

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

August 12, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Rebounds in August

Economic confidence increased to 89.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 10 points higher than July.

August 12, 2022

Trump Raid: Half Approve, But Share ‘Third World’ Concerns

Although half of voters approve of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s raid on the Florida home of former President Donald Trump, even more agree with criticism of the unprecedented event.

August 12, 2022

Republicans Maintain 3-Point Congressional Lead

The 2022 midterm elections are now 88 days away, and Republicans still have a three-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.