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Barack Obama Approval Rating

Obama Poll Watch -- November 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Added together, the differences from October to November for Obama's average monthly job approval and job disapproval ratings total a whopping 0.1 percent. That's pretty flat. Remarkably, this was during a month with several enormous political stories, from the midterm election results to immigration reform to Ferguson, Missouri.

Ukraine Crisis Hurts Obama's Ratings

AP | CONNIE CASS and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign policy used to stand out as a not-so-bleak spot in the public's waning assessment of Barack Obama. Not anymore. He's getti...

Polls Tell Mixed Story About Obama's Approval Rating

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

What kind of year is 2014 shaping up to be for President Obama? Two just-released polls tell significantly different stories, with one finding him plu...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most Americans Are Totally Over The State Of The Union Thing | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

For presidents, the annual State of the Union address means trying to find a fresh way to outline top priorities. For pollsters and journalists, it me...

Poll Finds Support For Obama At All-Time Low

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's approval rating is at an all-time low, according to a CBS News poll released Wednesday, the latest in a number of recent surv...

Obama Approval Hits 'All-Time Low'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's approval rating has sunk to a record low, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday night...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Obama's Approval Shows Only Slight Drop Since May | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama's public standing has remained relatively steady over the last month, according to a Pew Research poll released Wednesday, alth...

Obama's Approval Numbers Drop 7 Points

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - Less than two months into his second term, President Barack Obama's approval rating has dropped and Americans blame ...

Obama Approval Rating Highest Since Bin Laden Killing: Poll

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

President Obama's approval rating has reached 57 percent, a CBS News poll released Tuesday found. This marks Obama's strongest rating in the poll ...

Poll Signals Good News For President Post-Election

AP | JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A month after the bitterly fought election, President Barack Obama has his highest approval ratings since the killing of Osama bin ...

Mitt Romney Ties It Up In Virginia: Poll

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Wednesday night's CBS/New York Times poll showing President Barack Obama in a deadlocked race against Mitt Romney is being treated as a cause for some...

New Poll Shows Obama's Approval Suffering

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

The presidential race is a dead heat, according to the newly released CBS/NYT poll. And for all the attention being paid to the attacks on Mitt Romney...

Good News For Obama, But Trouble Ahead

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is reaping political benefits from the country's brighter economic mood. A new poll shows that Republicans a...

Democrats Play Dangerous Game in Shunning President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It's not enough for Obama and Democrats to bank on the GOP self-destructing in rancor and division to ease Obama's path back to the White House.

One Factor Keeping Obama Afloat Ahead Of 2012

Posted 11.24.2011 | Politics

By KRISTEN WYATT, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) DENVER -- People like Christine Alonzo are keeping President Barack Obama afloat and giving his political t...

Poll Has Bad News For Obama

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans' views on the economy have dimmed this summer. But so far, the growing pessimism doesn't seem to be taking a toll on Pres...

Obama Faces String Of Problems Ahead Of 2012

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama dodged a debt-ceiling fiasco Tuesday. He reacted with a wiped brow more than a victory lap, and with good reason....

Obama Faces Tough Fight In Key 2012 States

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama bucked decades-old electoral trends to win the White House in 2008, taking n...

Team Obama Wages Behind-The-Scenes Effort To Win Over Skeptical Supporters

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

President Obama and top White House aides are waging a behind-the-scenes push to win over skeptical big-dollar donors -- whose early money is needed t...

Poll Shows Key Issue Hurting Obama's Numbers Ahead Of 2012

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mired in economic worry, Americans are growing gloomier about where the country is headed and how President Barack Obama is leading...

Poll Has Bad News For Obama: What Goes Up Must Come Down

Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans' disapproval of how President Barack Obama is handling the economy and its growing budget deficit has reached new...

New Poll Has Troubling News For Obama

The Washington Post | Dan Balz and Jon Cohen | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

The public opinion boost President Obama received after the killing of Osama bin Laden has dissipated, and Americans' disapproval of how he is handlin...

Poll Has Good News For Obama

CNN | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's performance on national security and international affairs and his image as a strong leader appear to be behind his rising ap...

Poll Brings Obama Good News In Key 2012 State

AP | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A new poll gives President Barack Obama a bump in Florida after the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The Quinnip...

Obama Approval Rating Hits Highest Point In Two Years

AP | LIZ SIDOTI and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit its highest point in two years – 60 percent – and more than half of Am...