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Obama Approval

Obama's Pattern of Accommodation

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

On issue after issue, Obama has shown a strong reluctance to challenge established thinking and to confront powerful interests. Retreat from positions boldly declared has become the hallmark of his administration.

Obama Poll Watch (June 2009) -- Obama v. Clinton (Second Term)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's poll numbers have dropped this month -- a whopping one-and-a-half percentage points. Reports that the sky is falling may be overblown.

George's and Hillary's Revenge: The Cost of Reelecting Barack Obama

Alex Castellanos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Castellanos

We are seeing a large discrepancy between who Obama is and what he does, a gulf that will mark his presidency. He might replenish the soul but empties the wallet. Cheering for this president is expensive.

Obama Poll Watch [May 2009] -- Obama v. Clinton (First Term)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The stability of Obama's numbers (especially the approval rating) continued in May, which is remarkable compared to other presidents during the same time period in their terms.

Obama Most Popular World Leader: Poll

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS: President Barack Obama remains by far the most popular world leader among people in major Western nations and is the one political figure on wh...

Obama, Direction Of U.S. Favored By Most Americans: AP Poll

AP | RON FOURNIER and TREVOR TOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Millions of people jobless. Billions of dollars in bailouts. Trillions of dollars in U.S. debt. And yet, for the first time in year...

Michelle Obama and the Hug. No, the Other Hug.

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Just two months after arriving at the White House, Michelle Obama has already risen above her wildly-popular husband -- from a 43% to 72% approval rating. It's remarkable. But then, so is she.

Obama Approval Rating Goes UP: CBS News Poll

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite a wounded economy and public furor aimed at Wall Street, a new CBS poll finds President Obama's approval rating has actually gone up. Sixty-f...

68 Percent Approve Of Obama's Performance So Far

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's month-old presidency is off to a strong start, marked by the largest lead over the opposition party in trust to handle the economy for ...

Obama Transition Approval Hits 82%

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hawaii's always been a great spot for honeymoons -- and Barack Obama, who's spending the holiday season there on the beach at Kailua, is unquestionabl...

Obama's Transition Approved By Majority Of Americans

wsj.com | LAURA MECKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama is entering the White House with an enormous reservoir of goodwill from an American public that is rooting ...