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Obama Poll Watch -- April 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

April was a pretty miserable month for Barack Obama, mostly due to the high price of gasoline at the pump. But May is already shaping up to be one of Obama's best months ever, for one very obvious reason.

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Ratings Jump On Terrorism, Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A handful of new national polls conducted in the immediate aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death reveal happiness and relief combined wit...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Bounce Likely After Bin Laden Killing

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the killing of al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden lacks true historical precedent, polling following similar events suggests that...

Obama Poll Watch -- March, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While catastrophic world events dominated the news for most of the month, Obama's approval rating was being hit with a creeping domestic problem -- the rising price of gasoline.

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Approval Bump Receding

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gallup reports that President Barack Obama's job approval rating, as measured by a weekly average of their daily tracking survey, has fallen from a hi...

Obama Poll Watch -- February, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In terms of shifts in public opinion, January and February were the best two months President Obama has yet had during his entire presidency.

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Approval Bump Holding Steady

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The increase in President Barack Obama's job-approval ratings seen in January appears to be holding. That's the takeaway from a handful ...

Mark Blumenthal

POLLS: Americans Following Egypt Crisis, But Unsure Of Impact On U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans have been following the protests roiling Egypt, but the majority are unsure whether the Egyptian crisis bodes well or ill...

Business Doesn't Need American Workers

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Kuttner

America now has about 25 million people either out of work or underemployed. Meanwhile, corporate profits continue to set records. What's going on?

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When taken month-to-month, January, 2011, was Obama's best month of his entire presidency. Not only did he finally get his bump -- but it was a truly significant bump.

Mark Blumenthal

The Mythical State Of The Union Polling Bump: What's Different This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Polling bumps from State of the Union addresses are largely the stuff of myth. That's the message of before-and-after polls conducted ove...

Fatal Triangles

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama is now Mr. Reasonable Centrist -- except that in substance there is no reasonable center to be had. Just how far right do we have to go for Republicans to cut any kind of deal?

Mark Blumenthal

Obama's Rising Approval: Is Tucson Responsible?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has received consistently-good news from recent polls showing modest but consistent improvement in his job-approv...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Polling Bump: Real But Modest

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight media pollsters have fielded national opinion polls since Christmas, and all eight show a nominal increase in President Barack Oba...

Poll: Obama, GOP Improve Standing

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans give higher marks to President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans after a holiday season of compromise paid divid...

Obama Job Approval Rises To 50 Percent

politicsdaily.com | December 28,| 2:52 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama got more than rest and relaxation while he was on vacation in Hawaii over the holidays: His job approval rating, which had been...

Obama Poll Watch -- December, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama once again charted an unbelievably stable month in terms of approval ratings. The mildly good news was in his disapproval rating, which dropped significantly over the course of December.

Newsweek Poll: Obama Approval Jumps, Dems More Fired Up

Newsweek | David A. Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite doom-saying about Democrats' chances in the midterms, the latest NEWSWEEK Poll (full results) shows that they remain in a close race with Repu...

MA-2012 President: 52% Obama (D), 43% Romney (R) (PPP 11/29-12/01)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 11/29/10 - 12/01/10 500 Registered voters (4.4% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Massachusetts 2012 President 43% Romney, 52% Ob...

Obama Poll Watch -- November, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama just had his most stable month ever in the public opinion polls, capping off a remarkable year of polling stability. Were you to just read the headlines or listen to the soundbites, you may have a different impression.

US-Obama Approval: 48% Approve, 50% Disapprove (CNN 11/11-14)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / Opinion Research Corporation 11/11-14/10; 1,014 adults, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews CNN release, story National Obama J...

US-Obama Approval: 42% Approve, 57% Disapprove (Zogby 11/8-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zogby 11/8-10/10; 4,025 likely voters, 1.6% margin of error Mode: Internet Zogby release National Obama Job Approval 42% Approve, 57% Disapprove (ch...

US-Obama Approval: 45% Approve, 45% Disapprove (CBS News 11/7-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CBS News 11/7-10/10; 1,137 adults, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews CBS: results, story More: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162...

US-Obama Approval: 42% Approve, 49% Disapprove (YouGov 11/6-9)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov/Economist 11/6-9/10; 1,000 adults ModE: Internet YouGov release National Obama Job Approval 42% Approve, 49% Disapprove (chart) Congressiona...

US-Obama Approval: 47% Approve, 51% Disapprove (AP-GfK 11/3-8)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP-GfK 11/3-8/10; 1,000 adults, 4.1% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews AP-GfK release National State of the Country 37% Right Directio...