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 [...]

Obama Finally Put D.C.’s “Taxation Without Representation” Plates on Limo

By: Wednesday January 16, 2013 9:49 am

President Obama is going to start off his second term with his limo’s finally featuring the official D.C. license plates that highlight a lack of voting rights. The plates read “taxation without representation” to highlight the fact that the residents district still has no voting rights in Congress despite having a population large than Wyoming. [...]

Obama Viewed as Having Won the Final Debate

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:12 am

Obama currently holds a small lead in the swing state polls so any performance that was merely strong enough to prevent further slippage in the polls is a political victory for the Obama team. This debate was probably Romney’s last real chance to make big gains against Obama and he didn’t seem to capitalize on it.

Pew: Obama Up by Eight and Holds the Advantage on Almost Every Issue

By: Wednesday September 19, 2012 2:37 pm

Things are looking very dark for Team Romney. Voters aren’t going to replace a president with a challenger they like less, they trust less and they think is less capable of addressing most of the important issues facing the country.

Obama Loses More 2008 Voters Than He Is Gaining

By: Monday August 6, 2012 4:34 pm

On net President Obama has a weaker grip on his 2008 voters than the Republican party has on theirs. According to Gallup, 9 percent of people who voted for Obama in 2008 now back Mitt Romney. In comparison only 5 percent of people who voted for John McCain now plan to support Obama. From Gallup: [...]

Romney Raises $25 Million More than Obama in July

By: Monday August 6, 2012 2:13 pm

Once again Mitt Romney’s team has managed to raise significantly more in donations than President Obama’s campaign during the last month.  According to the two campaigns, Romney’s side brought in roughly $25 million more in July than Obama did for his election effort. The Romney campaign today claimed it raised $101.3 million in July for [...]

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% [...]

Obama Lead Shrinks in New Mexico

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:52 pm

President Obama still holds the lead in the swing state of New Mexico. According to PPP Obama leads 49 percent to Romney at 44 percent, but this is a serious drop from earlier in the year. From PPP: PPP’s newest New Mexico poll finds the race for President there getting a lot more competitive. Barack [...]

Is Obama More Cat-Like or Dog-Like Than Romney?

By: Monday July 16, 2012 3:47 pm

With many polling firms all reporting a Presidential race that has remained boringly static for months, it is not surprising that some pollsters are trying to be extra creative to stand out from the pack.  But this set of questions from an actual poll of swing states by Purple Strategy takes it to a bizarre [...]

Growing Importance of Hispanic Vote for Obama

By: Tuesday June 19, 2012 12:51 pm

President Obama currently holds a seven point lead over Mitt Romney in Colorado according to a new PPP poll of the state. What is must interesting about the poll is why Obama is leading: it’s driven in large part by a huge lead among Hispanics. From PPP: The reason the race has tightened over the [...]

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