Biden, Democrats Fall Short On Voters' Key Issues: WSJ

  • The Wall Street Journal poll concluded that President Biden failed to satisfy 57% of voters despite an appreciation for his response to the Russian - Ukraine crisis and a recent State of the Union speech. 
  • The poll results were consistent with WSJ's previous poll taken during mid-November.
  • Biden's fellow Democrats also lost ground to Republicans on several issues related to improving education and the COVID-19 response.
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  • Democrats also got poor marks for handling inflation and the economy, which was a pressing issue for most voters, followed by the Ukraine crisis.
  • More voters admitted that Republicans had a better plan to improve the economy.
  • Americans battled a spike in COVID-19 cases, supply chains bottlenecks, and surges in gasoline and other consumer prices since the last WSJ poll.
  • Around 46% of voters agreed to back a Republican candidate for Congress if the election were today, compared with 41% who favored a Democrat.
  • Recently, Jim Cramer named Enphase Energy Inc ENPH the ideal stock to own under Joe Biden's presidency.

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