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Obama Public Opinion

Obama Approval Falls

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight points from last month, according to a CNN poll released Monday. The survey found that 45 pe...

Mark Blumenthal

The Road Forward: Obama Rethinks The Bully Pulpit | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama begins his second term enjoying his strongest approval ratings in three years. Less clear is whether that newly g...

GOP, Not Obama, More Frequently Against Public Opinion

FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the more commonplace assertions among pundits on the center-right -- made rather carelessly by Victor Davis Hanson and more thoughtfully by Jay...

Obama's Poll Numbers Dip Below 50 Percent: What It Means

The New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama returned from his trip to Asia facing some unsettling news: two new polls showed that his approval rating had dipped below 50 percent ...

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...