President BidenJoe Biden Virginia’s defeat reveals Democrats’ struggle with rural voters After victory, Biden seeks political rebound Sunday shows progress: House passes bipartisan infrastructure bill; Democrats suffer electoral losses in Virginia MOREThe approval rating continued to decline in a new poll released Sunday, following weeks of drama on Capitol Hill regarding its legislative agenda and the party’s losses in Virginia on Tuesday.
the poll It was conducted by USA Today and the University of Suffolk between Wednesday and Friday of last week, just before Democrats passed an infrastructure bill and promoted a social spending package.
It found that Biden’s approval rating has dropped to 38 percent, after hovering around the low 40s in recent polls.
The House finally approved the $ 1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package Friday night, sending it to Biden’s desk for final approval, while the October jobs report released earlier in the day showed that the US added. 531,000 jobs last month, beating expectations.
Biden’s approval rating has been declining for several weeks, since the delta variant reversed progress in the COVID-19 pandemic and his withdrawal from Afghanistan prompted a bipartisan reprimand.
A Harvard CAPS / Harris poll conducted in late October found that the president’s approval rating had fallen to 43 percent, five points less than the poll conducted in September.
The latest USA Today / Suffolk University poll found that 46 percent of respondents believe Biden is doing a worse job as president than expected, including 16 percent who supported him at the polls last year. Forty-four percent of independents said they are performing worse, not better, than they expected.
That disapproval is already shaping up to have an impact on Biden’s reelection chances in 2024. According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents said they don’t want the president to launch a reelection bid, including 28 percent of those surveyed. the democrats.
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The poll came on the heels of an unsuccessful night for Democrats in Virginia, where Republicans swept the elections for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. Republican candidate Glenn youngkinGlenn Youngkin Warner: Youngkin ‘stirred the culture pot’ on issues like critical race theory Republicans regain appeal of campaign, and it’s Bush, not Trump Kaine: Democrats ‘ruined time’ of infrastructure, spending bills PLUS surpassed the former governor of Virginia. Terry McAuliffeTerry McAuliffe Warner Says ‘Things Could Have Been Different’ In Virginia Elections If Infrastructure Happened Before Warner: Youngkin ‘Stirred The Culture Pot’ On Issues Like Critical Race Theory Kaine: Democrats ‘Ruined Time’ of infrastructure, spending bills MORE (D) by approximately 68,000 votes in the marquee gubernatorial race seen as a potential harbinger of the midterm elections.
However, the White House scored a significant victory on Friday after the House passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the Senate.
The party is now turning its attention to passing the $ 1.75 trillion social spending package, dubbed the Better Reconstruction Act, which is part two of Biden’s legislative agenda. The package includes funds to expand health and education programs, as well as approximately $ 500 million to address climate change.
The House on Friday passed a rule that moved the package forward, but will not face a final vote until the Congressional Budget Office releases its score on the legislation, which party moderators say should align with House estimates. Blanca as a precondition for your support.
Biden responded to the drop in poll numbers last week, telling reporters during a press conference that “I didn’t run because of that.” He noted that polls are volatile, adding that “I didn’t race to determine how well I was going to do in the polls.”
The USA Today / Suffolk University poll surveyed 1,000 registered voters by landline and cell phone. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.