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Barack Obama Approval Rating

Obama's Endorsement Couldn't Come At A Better Time For Clinton

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

In contrast to this year's historically unpopular presidential nominees, the sitting president is looking pretty good -- which could make a significan...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama Isn’t Getting Credit For Economic Improvements

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

Economic improvements usually help sitting presidents, but that hasn’t been the case for Barack Obama. Donald Trump's nomination will probably hurt ...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Are Struggling With Some Female Voters

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is strongly disliked by married women, while Hillary Clinton struggles to pick up support from young women. Few Republicans plan to vote ...

HUFFPOLLSTER: President Obama’s Poll Numbers Are Rising

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

President Obama’s average ratings are in positive territory for the first time in years. Pollsters are digging into their data to see what happened...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Agree With Bernie Sanders And Ted Cruz On Broken Government

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

Cruz and Sanders appeal to the public by touting a broken government. President Obama’s approval ratings have steadily improved. And ESPN finds that...

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.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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...

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...

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 nine ...

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 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 hig...

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...

Obama Remains Popular In Europe -- See The Survey Results

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While he may be struggling on the home front, President Obama's remains widely popular across Europe, although his approval rating has dipped a little...