President Obama’s overall job approval numbers, while not great, remain decent in the latest Washington Post poll. The poll found that 44 percent approve of his job performance while 46 percent disapprove. While the total level of support remains little changed, the intensity of that support has dropped significantly.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday August 11, 2011 11:45 am|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 9, 2011 10:13 am|
More signs that American voters have reached a historic level of unhappiness with our Congress. From USA Today/Gallup: Only 24% of those surveyed say most members of Congress deserve re-election, the lowest percentage since Gallup began asking the question in 1991. Fifty-six percent say their own representative deserves another term, similar to the levels just [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday June 9, 2011 4:14 pm|
It is hard to read the tea leaves sometimes, but when a major Republican crosses his party on Ryancare, then his campaign staff quit, well that is not that tough to read.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday June 7, 2011 10:22 am|
The most recent ABC News/Washington Post poll (PDF) found that 57 % of Americans based, on their own personal experience, don’t think the economy has began to recover. Only 42 % feeling it has began to recover and among that group 81% feel the recovery has been weak.
The fact that so few Americans actually feel the economy has recovered highlights the point Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg has been making about the serious failure of Obama messaging over the past few years