iOS app Android app

Obama Polls

Obama Poll Watch: Obama Halts His Slide

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This month, the news for Obama fans is not bad. It's not get-up-and-cheer good, either, but it's a lot better than the news has been for the past two months.

Dec. '09 Obama Poll Watch -- Below Fifty, But Stabilizing

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's time once again for Obama Poll Watch -- our monthly look back at Obama's approval ratings for the previous month.

Obama Facebook Poll Asking "Should Obama Be Killed?" Pulled From Site (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A poll was posted on Facebook asking users to vote "should Obama be killed?" The responses include: "yes," "maybe," "if he cuts my health care," and ...

Voters Still Back Obama

Politico | Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did you hear that this week would determine the fate of Barack Obama's first term? Or was it next week? The political and media establishment has c...

Obama Speech Shifted Public Opinion In His Favor: Polls

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Polls suggest that President Obama's address to Congress on health care reform had a positive effect on shifting public opinion. A CNN/Opinion Resea...

Barack Obama's Short Slide

John Kenneth White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Kenneth White

Is Obama in deep trouble? Not as much as people think thanks to changing demographics. Republicans have stubbornly refused to recognize this new demography, preferring instead to fondly remember the old days.

Obama Poll Watch [August 2009] -- Obama's Base Support Erodes

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news for Obama fans continues to be bad this month. There may be a faint glimmer of a spark of hope in the numbers -- but that's about all I can promise here, sorry about that.

GOP Sees Opportunity With White Voters After Gates Saga

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two weeks after President Obama said that Cambridge, Mass., police had "acted stupidly" by arresting Harvard University Prof. Henry Louis Gates for ar...

Obama Poll Watch, July 2009: The Honeymoon's Over

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news this month for Obama fans is not particularly good, as Obama has definitely ended his "honeymoon" period (which virtually all first-term presidents go through).

Sam Stein

Obama Continues To Poll "Really Well" In Michigan: Wolffe | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Richard Wolffe, who has some of the best sources in the Obama White House, says the administration has been conducting internal polls in at least one ...

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.

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, 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...

Bush Aides Calling Obama Polarizing "World's Stupidest Argument": Joe Klein

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bush flunkies trying to argue that Obama is more polarizing than Bush was. Given the fact that Obama had to take dramatic action, at home and abroad, ...

Majority Doesn't Want Obama To Be Bipartisan: Poll

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You routinely hear it asserted that the public wants bipartisan comity in Washington, but some striking numbers buried in the internals of the new New...

Vitter: GOP Senators Are "Scared To Death" Of Obama And His Polling Numbers

Hot Air | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A quickie from this morning's chat with Laura Ingraham courtesy of her producer, Tom Elliott. The observation's unremarkable -- the boss mocks the, er...

No Bradley Effect Seen In Presidential Race

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Whether whites supported Barack Obama or not, they don't seem to have lied to pollsters about it. Obama's election triumph on Tues...

Poll: Obama Up In Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a week of campaigning left, Democrat Barack Obama is holding stable or growing leads over Republican John McCain in Nevada, North Carol...

AP Poll: Obama Leads Or Ties In Eight Crucial States

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

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama leads in four states won by President Bush in 2004 and is essentially tied in two other Republican states, according t...

CNN Poll: Obama Doubles Lead In Colorado, Makes Gains On Map

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the road to the White House run through the Rocky Mountains? A new state poll in Colorado suggests that Barack Obama has doubled his lead over Jo...

Obama Is Dominating in the Polls, but Four Things Keep Me Awake at Night

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

As a lifelong Democrat who has seen my party lose winnable races, I can't help thinking about how things can go wrong this year. These are the four factors that keep me up at night.

Newsweek Poll: Obama Maintains Double-Digit Lead

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than two weeks left in the presidential contest, Barack Obama continues to hold a commanding double-digit lead over John McCain according to...

Polls: White Support For Obama At Historic Level

Politico | DAVID PAUL KUHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, the first black major party nominee, is positioned to win the largest share of white voters of any Democrat in more than three decades, ...

Sam Stein

Obama Winning Georgia? How He Could Pull Off An Upset | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new InsiderAdvantage/Poll Position survey shows the remarkable: Barack Obama could very well win the deep-red state of Georgia. The Illinois Democr...

McCain On Defense In Four Bush States

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New polls suggest that John McCain is on defense in four of five states that President Bush won in the last election. CNN/Time Magazine/Opinion Resea...