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Obama Monthly Polls

Obama Poll Watch, March 2012

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama had a fairly flat month in the polls. His approval rating slipped back half a point, and his disapproval rating stayed unchanged from last month. While his approval stayed above his disapproval for the month, the gap between the two is smaller than it's ever been.

Obama Poll Watch -- August, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For August, Obama averaged 43.8 percent job approval and 50.7 percent disapproval. Among other records he set this month, this is the widest "underwater" gap he's ever posted, with a spread of 6.9 percent.

Obama Poll Watch -- August 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Augusts haven't been very kind to Obama. Two years ago, August was "Reverend Wright" month. Last year, August was "death panel" month. By that measure, at least, this past August wasn't actually all that bad.