Trend on presidential approval among independents
Political independents are again front-and-center in the latest analyses of new Post-ABC polling data (here and here), and a look back to data of yore show President Obama facing the highest recorded one-year disapproval rating among this key group.
Among independents at one-year-mark:
Approve Disapprove Obama 49% 49% G.W. Bush 81 15 Clinton 52 36 G.H.W. Bush 77 21 Reagan 58 34 Carter* 51 32 Ford 49 34 Nixon 62 24 Johnson 63 22 Kennedy 72 14 Eisenhower 75 13 *Reagan through Obama from Post-ABC; Carter and previous from Gallup.
January 18, 2010; 1:00 PM ET
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