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September 24, 2014

Obama’s Poll Numbers Underwater for a Year

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It’s been a tough 12 months of poll numbers for Obama. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

President Barack Obama’s Gallup tracking poll numbers are about to hit an ignominious milestone — a solid year with more people disapproving than approving of his performance.

One year ago, Obama’s approval numbers and disapproval numbers were bouncing around. His last positive result came Sept. 23-25, 2013, and 47 percent approved and 46 percent disapproved, according to Gallup’s website.

Then a series of fall crises hit — the government shutdown, the disastrous rollout of Healthcare.gov and Obama’s admission that he failed to keep his “if you like it, you can keep it” promise. Obama hasn’t had a single day above water since then, though he came within a point a couple of times.

And he hasn’t had an approval rating of 51 percent since a May 2013 Gallup poll. Full story

By Steven Dennis Posted at 11:36 a.m.
Polls

June 17, 2014

Poll: Little Support for Sending Combat Troops to Iraq

A new poll by Public Policy Polling shows widespread opposition to the United States sending combat troops to Iraq. Full story

By Steven Dennis Posted at 8:45 a.m.
Iraq, Polls

May 5, 2014

Another Ugly Poll for Obama

These aren’t the poll results President Barack Obama is looking for. A new USA Today/Pew poll has ugly numbers for the president’s Democratic Party ahead of the midterm elections and even uglier figures for the president. Full story

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