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Washington, DC — As Graham-Cassidy healthcare plan dominated the news cycle, healthcare (19%) again topped the list of most important problems facing America. Distantly following healthcare, around one in ten Americans believe the economy (11%) and terrorism (12%) are the most important problems.
After spending much of the last week in conflict with the NFL, NBA and North Korea, President Trump’s approval is now at 38%. He faced a notable drop in support from Republicans, down to 76% from 83% last week.
For the third time, Jeff Sessions (14%) tops the Ipsos ‘Wh-Exit’ Poll, where Americans predict the next staff member to resign or be terminated from the White House or Executive Branch. He’s distantly followed by John Kelly (8%), Sarah Sanders (7%), and Rex Tillerson (7%).
About the Study
These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters September 22-26, 2017. For the survey, a sample of 3,429 Americans, including 1,327 Democrats, 1,275 Republicans, 453 Independents ages 18+ were interviewed online. The precision of the Reuters/Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 1.9 percentage points for all adults, 3.1 percentage points for Democrats, 3.1 percentage points for Republicans, 5.2 percentage points for Independents. For more information about credibility intervals, please see the appendix.
The data were weighted to the U.S. current population data by gender, age, education, and ethnicity. Statistical margins of error are not applicable to online polls. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error and measurement error. Figures marked by an asterisk (*) indicate a percentage value of greater than zero but less than one half of one per cent. Where figures do not sum to 100, this is due to the effects of rounding. To see more information on this and other Reuters/Ipsos polls, please visit http://polling.reuters.com/.
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