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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...

Obama Finds Sudden Struggle With Personal Appeal

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE & JENNIFER AGIESTA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama's personal favorability ratings served...

Surprising Support For Congress From Key Group

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Favorability ratings for Congress are still in the tank, but among Latinos it has gained some support as immigration reform talks take place there, ac...

Obama's Popularity Rises To 3-Year High

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

President Obama's popularity among constituents is rising in the early days of his second term. According to a Washington Post/ABC News poll, 60 p...

Poll: Election Gives Obama Bump In Key Rating

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Everything looks better in hindsight, apparently. President Barack Obama's favorable rating bounced to 58 percent post-election, the highest it's bee...

Mitt Romney Lagging In Favorability

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney still faces a public that views him more unfavorably than favorably, and the gap between the two opinions has grown in recent months, acco...

Is This JFK vs. Nixon Deja Vu?

Dan Payne | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Dan Payne

The president's personal favorability remains relatively high, compared to his job performance ratings. I'm not saying Obama will win because he's cool. Well, a little, maybe.

Obama Dominates Republicans in Polls

David C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David C. Wilson

After last week's CNN poll highlighting President Obama's low approval the public was bombarded with stories about how poorly he's performing. But since then, many polls have shown the President's approval rating slightly higher.

Public Confidence Hits New Low For President Obama (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly six in ten voters say they have little or no confidence in President Obama's ability to make the right decisions for the United States, accordi...

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 ...

Sahil Kapur

Despite Dip In Job Approval, 67 Percent View Obama As "A Strong, Decisive Leader": Gallup Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's job approval ratings may have dipped recently in the wake of tough legislative battles, but a significant majority of the public con...

Poll: Six In Ten Say Obama Off To Good Start, Majority Blame GOP For Gridlock

Wall Street Journal | LAURA MECKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A hundred days into his presidency, Barack Obama's standing with the public remains high, increasing the odds he can enact his ambitious...

Poll: Obama Has 68% Post-Election Favorability Rating

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama comes away from Election Day with a 68% "favorable rating," the latest USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows. That's up from 62% wh...