Obama’s Job Approval Rating Continues to Slip

By: Friday November 8, 2013 2:37 pm

Since winning his second term, President Obama’s job approval rating has slowly but steadily eroding. According to Pew, only 41 percent approve of how he is handling his job and 53 percent disapprove. From Pew: The drop in job approval is mostly coming from Independents and Democrats since Obama basically bottomed out with Republicans a [...]

Fed Moves to Help the Economy

By: Thursday September 13, 2012 3:33 pm

The big news of the day is that the Federal Reserve has moved to help the economy. From the Federal Reserve statement: To support a stronger economic recovery and to help ensure that inflation, over time, is at the rate most consistent with its dual mandate, the Committee agreed today to increase policy accommodation by [...]

Obama’s Job Approval Numbers Show Modest Increase

By: Monday July 23, 2012 10:34 am

There is some good news for President Obama.  His job approval numbers have improved modestly in the last quarter, continuing a trend over the last year.  Obama’s average job approval rating is now up to 46.8 percent. This represents a year of slow but steady improvement since his approval score hit a low of 41% [...]

President Obama’s Job Approval Back at 50 Percent

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 3:24 pm

President Obama’s job approval rating has started to break the very important 50 percent mark according to three new national polls. The CBS News/New York Times poll found him at 50 percent approval to 43 percent disapproval, CNN/ORC International has him at 50 percent approval to 48 percent disapproval, and the Democracy Corps poll puts [...]

The GOP’s Potential Gingrich Problem

By: Friday December 16, 2011 4:32 pm

The recent AP-GfK poll of adults contains some really bad news for President Obama. His job approval rating is 44 percent approve to 54 percent disapprove. Support for Obama’s signature health care reform law has now dropped to its new low of 29 percent compared to 49 percent oppose. Most importantly for the first time [...]

Is 40 Percent Approval Obama’s Floor?

By: Tuesday October 11, 2011 1:23 pm

While President Obama’s job approval numbers had being trending steadily downward since the May bump following the killing of Osama Bin Laden, his job approval numbers appear to have stabilized over the past two months. Every day since August 9th Obama’s job approval number has fallen between 43-38 percent, and his disapproval number has been [...]

Obama’s Approval Numbers Plummet in Virginia

By: Thursday September 15, 2011 10:39 am

President Obama’s job approval numbers in Virginia took a steep downward turn in the past few months according to Quinnipiac polling. The poll found 54 percent of Virginia voters disapprove of how Obama is handling his job and only 40 percent approve. This is a huge drop from June when his job approval numbers were [...]

Even in California Obama Job Approval is Below 50%

By: Wednesday September 14, 2011 1:23 pm

Even in reliably blue California the bad economy helped drag President Obama’s job approval numbers below the 50 percent mark. According to Field Poll [PDF], currently only 46 percent of California voters approve of how Obama his handling his job as president while 44 disapprove. This represents an eight point drop in his job approval [...]

Obama’s Job Approval Drops Below 50% with Hispanics

By: Wednesday September 7, 2011 5:38 pm

According to Gallup, President Obama’s job approval number has dipped below 50 percent among Hispanics for the first time in his presidency. This year’s decline is steep, having gone from 60 percent approval in January to only 48 percent approval now.

Three Polls All Confirm Bad News for Obama

By: Tuesday September 6, 2011 10:36 am

Three new national polls were released this morning and all of them paint a bleak picture for President Obama. All three polls found Obama’s approval numbers in net negative territory, with large majorities disapproving of how he is handling economic issues.

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