Obama’s Approval Numbers Show Significant Increase

By: Thursday January 20, 2011 3:21 pm

Over the past few weeks we have seen a small but significant improvement in President Obama’s poll numbers. Over the past 12 days the Gallup daily tracking poll found Obama’s job approval numbers have been net positive every day. The latest NBC/WSJ poll found that Obama has a 53 percent job approval, with only 41 [...]

Democrats Need to Mind the Enthusiasm Gap

By: Thursday May 13, 2010 10:31 am

Democrats are suffering from a dangerous enthusiasm gap. On the generic ballot, Democrats are currently tied with Republicans for the 2010 midterm election at 44 percent each, according to the new NBC/WSJ poll. That’s bad news for Democrats, given that they are holding several Republican-leaning seats and suffer a built-in disadvantage based on the layout [...]