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Obama Approval Ratings

Even California Has Major Gripes With Obama, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama’s popularity in California has fallen to an all-time low, with his approval rating among voters down to just 45 percent, a Fi...

Obama Bounces Back

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

A new poll shows President Barack Obama has bounced back from a career-low approval rating. According to a Bloomberg National Poll released Tuesday...

This Is How Many Americans Approve Of Congress

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into a congressional election year, Americans hold Congress in strikingly low regard, and nearly two-thirds say they would...

Obama's Approval Ratings Hit New Low After Health Care Rollout

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

The American public is expressing serious doubts about the implementation of the new health care law, sending President Barack Obama's ratings to a ne...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

State Of The Union Unlikely To Change Obama's Approval Ratings

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night may do much to outline his second term priorities, but if history is a...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Post-Convention Rise In Obama Approval Rating

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest release of the Gallup Daily tracking poll Wednesday showed President Barack Obama leading Republican nominee Mitt Romney by s...

New Poll Hits Obama Where It Hurts

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's approval ratings have dipped to their lowest level since January on deep economic worries, ...

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 -- January, 2012

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While the overall trend is indeed extremely positive for Obama at this point, he's still got a long way to go to retain his job this fall.

In 'Danger Zone,' Obama Needs One Thing

nytimes.com | ALBERT R. HUNT | BLOOMBERG NEWS | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama probably will have to pull out a familiar card next year: the luck of the draw. In winning the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination...

Emily Swanson

Obama Reaches New Low In Ratings

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

President Obama's approval rating sunk to a new low for the 11th quarter of his presidency, according to Gallup's daily polling of public opinion over...

Why Candidates Win: Tactics vs. Fundamentals

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Today's NYT news analysis by Jeff Zeleny offers a classic example of how journalists attribute political success to tactical strategies.

Obama's Approval Rating Drops To A New Low

Gallup | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

resident Obama's job approval rating is at a new low, averaging 40% in July 26-28 Gallup Daily tracking. His prior low rating of 41% occurred several ...

LCG Election Monitor -- May 17, 2011: A Good Three Weeks for Obama, But Economic Pessimism Continues

Steve Lombardo | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics
Steve Lombardo

Forget all the political commentary over the last three weeks: the fact is, the killing of bin Laden helped Obama. Not as much as the White House would like, nor as little as Republicans would like to think.

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Obama Campaign

Huff TV | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared on MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' Tuesday night to discuss President Obama's position in the 2012 ele...

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...

Uncle Sam Built it, but No One Came: Why Government Can't Communicate

Alan Siegel | Posted 10.25.2010 | Politics
Alan Siegel

So how can government communicate more clearly? Follow four rules from the disciplines of psychology, sales and simplification.

Obama's Approval Ratings Down In Illinois, Economic Woes Continue For Many

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even as President Obama's approval ratings declined on a national level, the president has remained popular in his adopted home state of Illinois. But...

Roy Sekoff On Why Obama Shouldn't Sweat His Bad Poll Numbers

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff taped a segment for "The Joy Behar Show" on CNN Headline News Tuesday addressing President Obama's sinking approval ratings...

Who's Likely to Stick with Obama?

Scott de Marchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott de Marchi

If President Obama were a product, what would it mean to be loyal to him? To really understand who will stick with Obama down the road, it's best to look at how one shops, drives, and eats.

Pollster Analysis: Obama Not Losing Support From Independents

Pollster | Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...support for Obama has not plummeted among independents, and that needs to be clarified before it becomes erroneous conventional wisdom. It especial...

David Corn: Obama Still Playing It Cool

PoliticsDaily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout the tussle over health care reform, there's been a question about President Obama's leadership style. Has he been too passive? Did he misca...

Obama Image Abroad Favorable For United States: Poll

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The latest Pew Global Attitudes Project survey shows that the international opinion of America has improved as a result of Barack Obama, with the exce...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes Historic Gains On National Security Polling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party as a whole have made historic gains in public trust when it comes to national security and foreign pol...

Obama Off To Strong Start In First 100 Days, Poll Finds

Washington Post | Jon Cohen and Jennifer Agiesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's performance in the first 100 days of his presidency draws strong public approval in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, but there is d...