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33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

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 January 17.

This week’s finding is down three point from last week  and the lowest since November 2017. This number has been on the decline week-over-week from 43% in early December and has been in the 30s since the current government shutdown began December 22. This finding ran in the 40s for most weeks last year after being in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016, President Obama's last full year in office.

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The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from January 13-17, 2019. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from January 13-17, 2019. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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