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Gallup: Obama approval rating drops below 50 percent for the first time

President Obama's job approval rating has dropped below 50 percent for the first time since he assumed office, according to Gallup's tracking poll.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  November 20, 2009; 1:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
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A Shift on Abortion?

Both foes and supporters of legal abortion should sit back and take a broad view before overreacting to Thursday's release of new poll numbers showing a big shift in Americans' attitudes about abortion.

By Web Politics Editor  |  October 1, 2009; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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The Word on Barack Obama

By Jennifer Agiesta and Jon Cohen Nearly eight months into Barack Obama's presidency, Americans' perceptions...

By Web Politics Editor  |  September 8, 2009; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Major Factor In Obama's WaPo Poll Slide: Drop Among Dems, Liberals

The Plum Line's Greg Sargent reports: A major factor in President Obama's slide in today's...

By Web Politics Editor  |  August 21, 2009; 5:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Biden's Watchdog Role May Have Bite

Vice President Biden, the anointed "Sheriff" of the stimulus is well rated generally in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, with public opinion riven by the views of the administration's economic programs as well as the usual sharp partisan lines.

By Web Politics Editor  |  July 27, 2009; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Obama at Notre Dame: Catholics' Take

By Jennifer Agiesta President Obama heads to South Bend, Indiana this Sunday to deliver the...

By Web Politics Editor  |  May 15, 2009; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Pew Study: 2008 Electorate Most Diverse Yet, Web Politics Editor , April 30, 2009
Poll: Cheney Not the Leader of the GOP, Web Politics Editor , March 16, 2009
Newt in 2012? , Web Politics Editor , March 6, 2009
Greenberg vs. Penn: When Pollsters Attack!, Web Politics Editor , March 2, 2009
Poll: GOP Voters More Worried on Deficit, Washington Post Editor , February 23, 2009
Crist and Obama: The Odd Couple, Web Politics Editor , February 10, 2009
Gallup: Public Backs Obama in Stimulus Fight, Web Politics Editor , February 9, 2009
Rough Waters for the GOP, Web Politics Editor , January 29, 2009
Majority of Americans Oppose Torture, Web Politics Editor , January 21, 2009
Gallup: Majority of Americans Back Stimulus Package, Web Politics Editor , January 9, 2009
Poll: Most Support Barring Burris from Senate, Web Politics Editor , January 6, 2009
Gallup: Americans Give Obama Transition the Thumbs Up, Web Politics Editor , December 2, 2008
Final WaPo-ABC News Tracking Poll Shows Stable Obama Lead, Web Politics Editor , November 4, 2008
WaPo-ABC Track: Early Birds for Obama , Web Politics Editor , October 28, 2008
The Race Goes to 11 -- Powell Helps with Indies, Web Politics Editor , October 22, 2008
Obama Leads Among the Young and the Landline-less , Web Politics Editor , October 21, 2008
WaPo-ABC Daily Tracking Poll, Release #1, Web Politics Editor , October 20, 2008
Snap Polls: Obama Wins and Two-Thirds Want No More Debates, Web Politics Editor , October 15, 2008
A Night with Three Victors, Web Politics Editor , October 3, 2008
Polls Show Obama Edge on Economy, Web Politics Editor , September 24, 2008
Tepid Public Approval for Fed Action, Web Politics Editor , September 23, 2008
Poll: Palin 'Gets' It, Web Politics Editor , September 10, 2008
Iowa Without Edwards, Web Politics Editor , August 11, 2008
Obama Lead Nearly 2 to 1 Among Jewish Voters, Web Politics Editor , July 23, 2008
Americans Support Gun Rights and Gun Bans, Web Politics Editor , June 26, 2008
Trust in Congress Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel, Web Politics Editor , June 20, 2008
Change vs. Experience All Over Again, Web Politics Editor , June 9, 2008
Do Voters Who Threaten to Actually Bolt?, Web Politics Editor , June 6, 2008
Exit Polls: In Obama Montana Win, Echoes of Iowa, Web Politics Editor , June 3, 2008
Exit Polls: South Dakota, Clinton's Last Win, Web Politics Editor , June 3, 2008
Americans Favor Meeting with the Enemy, Web Politics Editor , June 2, 2008
Clinton's Three Questions, Web Politics Editor , June 2, 2008
Exit Polls: Clinton's Win Broad and Deep, Web Politics Editor , June 1, 2008
The Impact of Wright, Web Politics Editor , April 29, 2008
The Pa. Expectations Game, Web Politics Editor , April 22, 2008
Voter Views on McCain's Temperament, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2008
Clinton Lead in Pa. Dwindles, Web Politics Editor , April 8, 2008
Clinton Keeps Her Pa. Lead, Web Politics Editor , April 2, 2008
McCain Democrats? Putting a Survey in Historical Context, Web Politics Editor , March 27, 2008
New Pennsylvania Poll Shows Slim Clinton Lead, Web Politics Editor , February 27, 2008
Independents? In Florida?, Web Politics Editor , January 31, 2008
Exit Polls: How McCain Won, Web Politics Editor , January 29, 2008
Obama 2008 vs. Jackson 1988, Washington Post editors , January 28, 2008
Obama Landslide Despite Racial Split in S.C., Web Politics Editor , January 26, 2008
New Racial Dynamic in S.C., Web Politics Editor , January 25, 2008
Can Giuliani Turn it Around?, Web Politics Editor , January 23, 2008
Behind McCain's Win, Web Politics Editor , January 20, 2008
A Tale of Two Electorates, Web Politics Editor , January 19, 2008
Gender Gap Benefits Clinton, Web Politics Editor , January 19, 2008
Mormons, Party Regulars Fuel Romney Success, Washington Post editors , January 19, 2008
Burned Once Before in the Granite State, Washington Post editors , January 12, 2008
The Invisible Primary Voter: Evangelical Democrats, Web Politics Editor , January 10, 2008
What if the Polls Were Right?, Web Politics Editor , January 9, 2008
About Those Democratic Polls, Web Politics Editor , January 9, 2008
Numbers Shift in Advance of N.H. Primary, Web Politics Editor , January 7, 2008
Younger Iowans Were More Ideological, Survey Shows, Web Politics Editor , January 7, 2008
Obama Takes the Lead in N.H., Web Politics Editor , January 6, 2008
Clinton, Obama Tied in NH; McCain Leads GOP Field, Web Politics Editor , January 5, 2008
Change Trumps Experience in Iowa, Web Politics Editor , January 3, 2008
About That Independent Turnout, Web Politics Editor , January 3, 2008
Obama, Huckabee Lead Register Poll, Web Politics Editor , January 1, 2008
Iowa: Nearly 80,000 polled, Web Politics Editor , December 30, 2007
The Missing Oprah Bounce, Washington Post editors , December 11, 2007
War Top Issue Now,
Could Shift By '08
, Washington Post editors , September 12, 2007
In Line, But Out of Step With Public?, Washington Post editors , August 16, 2007
 
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