Election 2018 Polls: Democrats Losing Support After Kavanaugh Hearings?

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President Donald Trump at a Southhaven, Mississippi rally, October 2, 2018. |

RealClearPolitics averaged a series of polls taken over the past couple of weeks from such prominent entities as Rasmussen Reports, Gallup, Quinnipiac, and NPR/Marist, among others.

In a report accessed Tuesday, RealClearPolitics' average put President Donald Trump's approval rating at 43.6 percent, with a disapproval rating of 52.5 percent.

These numbers are very close to what they were last week, when President Trump scored an approval rating of 43.8 percent, with a disapproval rating of 52.6 percent.

For their generic congressional vote, also accessed on Tuesday, RCP had the Democrats ahead with 47.4 percent, while the Republicans had 40.8 percent.

This represents a slight decline for both parties, as numbers from last week the Democrats had 48.9 percent while the Republicans had 41.5 percent.

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