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President Obama Job Approval

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PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average7/31 - 8/28--51.344.9+6.4
GallupGallup8/26 - 8/281500 A5144+7
Rasmussen ReportsRasmussen8/24 - 8/281500 LV5049+1
Reuters/IpsosReuters8/20 - 8/241516 A4450-6
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac8/18 - 8/241498 LV5444+10
Economist/YouGovEconomist8/19 - 8/23906 RV4752-5
Pew ResearchPew8/9 - 8/162010 A5342+11
BloombergBloomberg8/5 - 8/81007 A5044+6
MonmouthMonmouth8/4 - 8/7683 LV5640+16
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP8/1 - 8/4815 RV5345+8
McClatchy/MaristMcClatchy8/1 - 8/3983 RV5340+13
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ7/31 - 8/3800 RV5244+8
FOX NewsFOX News7/31 - 8/21022 RV5245+7

All President Obama Job Approval Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
51.3
Approve
44.9
Disapprove
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Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average7/31 - 8/28--51.344.9+6.4
GallupGallup8/26 - 8/281500 A5144+7
Rasmussen ReportsRasmussen8/24 - 8/281500 LV5049+1
Reuters/IpsosReuters8/20 - 8/241516 A4450-6
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac8/18 - 8/241498 LV5444+10
Economist/YouGovEconomist8/19 - 8/23906 RV4752-5
Reuters/IpsosReuters8/13 - 8/171607 A4648-2
Economist/YouGovEconomist8/14 - 8/16916 RV4950-1
Pew ResearchPew8/9 - 8/162010 A5342+11
Reuters/IpsosReuters8/6 - 8/101459 A5045+5
Economist/YouGovEconomist8/6 - 8/9911 RV4949Tie
BloombergBloomberg8/5 - 8/81007 A5044+6
MonmouthMonmouth8/4 - 8/7683 LV5640+16
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP8/1 - 8/4815 RV5345+8
McClatchy/MaristMcClatchy8/1 - 8/3983 RV5340+13
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ7/31 - 8/3800 RV5244+8
FOX NewsFOX News7/31 - 8/21022 RV5245+7
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP7/29 - 8/4921 A5240+12
Reuters/IpsosReuters7/30 - 8/31631 A4848Tie
Economist/YouGovEconomist7/30 - 8/1933 RV4849-1
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC7/29 - 7/311003 A5445+9
PPP (D)PPP (D)7/29 - 7/301276 LV5047+3
Reuters/IpsosReuters7/25 - 7/292157 A4549-4
Economist/YouGovEconomist7/23 - 7/241057 RV4849-1
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC7/22 - 7/241001 A5047+3
Reuters/IpsosReuters7/16 - 7/201522 A4449-5
Economist/YouGovEconomist7/15 - 7/17925 RV4549-4
MonmouthMonmouth7/14 - 7/16688 LV4947+2
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP7/11 - 7/14816 RV5246+6
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ7/9 - 7/131000 RV5146+5
CBS News/NY TimesCBS/NYT7/8 - 7/121600 A5341+12
Economist/YouGovEconomist7/9 - 7/11932 RV4651-5
Associated Press-GfKAP-GfK7/7 - 7/111009 A4752-5
McClatchy/MaristMcClatchy7/5 - 7/91053 RV5143+8
Reuters/IpsosReuters7/2 - 7/61543 A5145+6
Economist/YouGovEconomist7/2 - 7/4918 RV4551-6
USA Today/SuffolkUSA Today6/26 - 6/291000 LV5047+3
PPP (D)PPP (D)6/27 - 6/28947 RV4847+1
FOX NewsFOX News6/26 - 6/281017 RV5047+3
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP6/24 - 6/29905 A5045+5
Reuters/IpsosReuters6/25 - 6/291543 A4946+3
Economist/YouGovEconomist6/24 - 6/27919 RV4354-11
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac6/21 - 6/271610 RV4848Tie
National JournalNational Journal6/19 - 6/241000 A5143+8
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP6/20 - 6/23836 RV5443+11
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ6/19 - 6/231000 RV5145+6
Pew ResearchPew6/15 - 6/262245 A5044+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters6/18 - 6/201585 A5046+4
Economist/YouGovEconomist6/18 - 6/20911 RV4749-2
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC6/16 - 6/191001 A5245+7
MonmouthMonmouth6/15 - 6/19803 RV4946+3
Reuters/IpsosReuters6/11 - 6/151602 A4847+1
BloombergBloomberg6/10 - 6/131000 A5342+11
CBS NewsCBS News6/9 - 6/131280 A5341+12
FOX NewsFOX News6/5 - 6/81004 RV5146+5
Reuters/IpsosReuters6/4 - 6/81716 A4947+2
Economist/YouGovEconomist6/2 - 6/51396 RV4652-6
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP5/31 - 6/5908 A5142+9
Reuters/IpsosReuters5/28 - 6/11615 A5244+8
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac5/24 - 5/301561 RV4948+1
Reuters/IpsosReuters5/21 - 5/251576 A4746+1
The Economist/YouGovEconomist5/20 - 5/231393 RV4552-7
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP5/16 - 5/19829 RV4751-4
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ5/15 - 5/191000 RV5146+5
FOX NewsFOX News5/14 - 5/171021 RV4849-1
Reuters/IpsosReuters5/14 - 5/171677 A4847+1
CBS News/NY TimesCBS/NYT5/13 - 5/171300 A5043+7
Reuters/IpsosReuters5/7 - 5/111611 A4750-3
The Economist/YouGovEconomist5/6 - 5/91389 RV4652-6
PPP (D)PPP (D)5/6 - 5/91222 RV4948+1
Reuters/IpsosReuters4/30 - 5/41277 A4945+4
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC4/28 - 5/11001 A5146+5
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP4/22 - 4/28903 A4944+5
Reuters/IpsosReuters4/23 - 4/272116 A4649-3
The Economist/YouGovEconomist4/22 - 4/261375 RV4551-6
USA Today/SuffolkUSA Today4/20 - 4/241000 LV4645+1

All Commentary & News Stories

- Trump Fights Left-Wing Tide in Baton Rouge - Grant Bosse, New Hampshire Union Leader

- One Year On, Russia's War in Syria Not Predicted 'Quagmire' - Howard LaFranchi, CSM

- Trump Shames President Obama Into Visiting Louisiana's Victims - New York Post

- Stop Blaming Trump for Disaster Obama Made of Syria - Tom Nichols, Federalist

- The Price of Obama's Detachment - Charles Krauthammer, New York Daily News

- Regulation vs. The American People - Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal

- Why Susan Rice Is Saying No, the World Is Not on Fire - Zack Beauchamp, Vox

- The Humiliation of a President - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

- Nuclear Weapons Not Just For the Worst Case Scenario - Elbridge Colby, Foreign Policy

- Obama, Not Trump, Has Built up Russian Strongman Putin - Liz Peek, FOX News

- Obama's Popularity Looks Much Like Reagan's in 1988 - Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine

- Obama Will Leave His Successor a Ticking Time Bomb - Michael Dougherty, The Week

- Trump's Effective Takedown of Obama-Clinton Security Policy - Fred Barnes, TWS

- New World (Dis)Order - Arthur Goldhammer, The American Prospect

- Why Milwaukee Burns - Heather Mac Donald, City Journal

- Americans' Wages Plunge Under Obama - Keith Koffler, LifeZette

- Trump's Obama-ISIS Comment Reveals a Campaign on the Brink - Philip Bump, WP

- Obama's Worst Mistake - Nicholas Kristof, New York Times

- How Race Relations Got Worse - Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune

- Obama's Economic Recovery Is Now $2.2 Trillion Below Average - IBD

- Clinton's Risky Embrace of Obama - Eric Fehrnstrom, Boston Globe

- Obama Economy Left Behind Those Clinton Needs to Win - T. Olorunnipa, Bloomberg

- Why Obama Has Failed to Close Guantanamo - Connie Bruck, The New Yorker

- Obama's Age of Discord - Wall Street Journal

- The Hillary Clinton Foreign Policy Defense: It's Obama Policy - Ed Krayewski, Reason

- Obama Is Not a Scientist. JAMA Shouldn't Pretend He Is - Berezow & Hartsfield, LAT

- Pining for Obama - Richard Cohen, New York Daily News

- Coup Attempt Is New Blow to US-Turkey Relationship - David Ignatius, Washington Post

- Obama's Dangerous Distortion of the Terrorist Threat - Juan Zarate, Washington Post

- Obamacare Continues to Spiral Downwards - Robert Tracinski, The Federalist

- Nice, Turkey and an Obama WH Again Taken by Surprise - Richard Fernandez, PJMedia

- Obama's Whac-a-Mole Strategy - Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post

- In Dallas, Our President Meets the Moment - Mike Barnicle, The Daily Beast

- How Obama Ruined His Dallas Memorial Speech - John Podhoretz, New York Post

- Obama Proposes Fixing Obamacare w/ New, Govt-Run Plan - Peter Suderman, Reason

- Obama's Toxic Mind Game with Police - Keith Ablow, FOX News

- Racially Divisive Liberalism Comes Home to Roost - Jed Babbin, American Spectator

- Inconvenient Attacks, Vague Language - Noah Rothman, Commentary

- The War on Cops Makes Us All Less Safe - Heather Mac Donald, Washington Free Beacon

- President Obama's Double Standard on Race - Robert Merry, The National Interest

- Obama's False Racism Claims Are Putting Cops' Lives in Danger - John Lott, NY Post

- President's Police Reform a Work in Progress - Maya Rhodan, Time

- Obama, Dems Exploit Attack To Push For Gun Control - John Davidson, The Federalist

- What Doesn't Work Against Terrorism - Kevin Williamson, National Review Online

- How Obama's Green Policies Threaten U.S. Energy Security - Bill Gertz, Free Beacon

- How Obama's Friends Profit From His Policies - Matt Continetti, Washington Free Beacon

- Obama's Lies Kill Public's Trust - Kelly Riddell, Washington Times

- When Will Obama Tell the Whole Truth About Drone Strikes? - Naureen ShahGuardian

- In This Corner of Washington, the Only Ideology Is 'Money' - Thomas Frank, The Nation

- Who's the Xenophobe Now? - William McGurn, Wall Street Journal

- For Immigrants, Obama Era Has Been Long and Maddening - Julianne Hing, Nation

- Three Cheers for the Stonewall National Monument - New York Post

- Will Obama's Democratic Party Wage Sanders' Class War? - Jonathan Chait, NY Mag

- Why Obama's Brexit Charm Offensive Failed - Edward-Isaac Dovere, Politico

- Hillary: I'll Fix Obama's Economy By Applying More Of His Failed Policies - IBD

- Obama's Job in Election Is Now Clearer Than Ever - Paul Waldman, Washington Post

- Obama Shares The Blame For Brexit - Saad Khan, Huffington Post

- Supreme Court Defeat Thwarts Piece of Obama's Legacy - Michael Shear, NY Times

- Clinton, Obama, Trump and the Abuse of Power - James Freeman, Wall Street Journal

- McCain Goes all Trump on Obama - Laurie Roberts, AZ Central

- Obama Continues to Be in Denial About Terrorism - Marc Thiessen, Washington Post

- By Backing Clinton, Obama Endorses Lawlessness - Ken Blackwell, Washington Times

- On Ads, Can Clinton Do to Trump what Obama Did to Romney? - Byron York, Examiner

- Why Are Democrats Soft on Terror? - Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal

- Obama Won't Let Tragedy in Orlando Go to Waste - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

- Trump Exploits Orlando's Tragedy to Smear Muslims and Obama - Dana Milbank, WP

- The Two Things Obama Refuses to Name - Marina Koren, The Atlantic

- When Tragedy Hits, Americans Stand Divided - Karen Tumulty, Washington Post

- Banana Republic or Chicago Way--What Difference Does It Make? - John Kass, CT

- Hillary Clinton's Third-Term Dilemma - Jordan Fabian, The Hill

- Obama Endorses Clinton; Sanders Continues Bid - Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics

- Democratic Dissonance on the Economy - Michael Boskin, Wall Street Journal

- The Obama Narrative Goes to Hiroshima - Claudia Rosett, PJ Media

- Obama Admin Fights to Prevent Clinton Email Deposition - Julian Hattem, The Hill

- Obama Wins Respect in Hiroshima - Jake Adelstein & Mari Yamamoto, The Daily Beast

- President Obama Floats Above the Malaise - Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

- How Obama Became a Political Asset for Clinton - Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine

- Turning President Obama Loose in Asia - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

- End the Imperial Presidency Before It's Too Late - Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

- Apologize for Hiroshima? Hell, No! - Stu Bykofsky, Philadelphia Inquirer

- In Defense of Ben Rhodes, Obama's Foreign Policy Supremo - Peter Apps, Reuters

- What Obama Still Doesn't Get About Communism - Seth Lipsky, New York Post

- Clinton Needs Obama to Sell His Economic Record - Jules Witcover, Baltimore Sun

- Our Part-Time Jobs President - Charles Owens, Detroit News

- Will Obama Indict Clinton to Save His Party? - Leon Wolf, RedState

- Obama to Help Clinton Make Case Against Trump - Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics

- Trump Is Everything the Right Wing Made Obama Out to Be - Jamelle Bouie, Slate

- Sanders and Clinton at Odds With Obama's Optimism - Jim Geraghty, National Review

- Would Trump Undo Obama's Environmental Legacy? - Bill Murray, RealClearPolitics

- Rhodes to Ruin - Adam Garfinkle, The American Interest

- The Contemptuous Certainty of Barack Obama - James Poulos, The Week

- The Selling of the Iran Deal - Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard

- Conservatives Go Apoplectic Over Obama's Bathroom Rule - Rex Huppke, Chicago Trib

- $1 Billion for Obama's Library? Let's Stop This Trend - Dan McGinn, Chicago Tribune

- How Obama's White House Manipulates the Press - Washington Examiner

- White House Admits It Played Us for Fools to Sell Iran Deal - John Podhoretz, NY Post

- Obama's Got Flint's Back - Wall Street Journal

- Like Obama, Clinton Will Only Have 2 Years to Govern - Paul Waldman, Amer. Prospect

- Linguistic Farce of No 'Boots on the Ground' in Syria - Jilani & Emmons, The Intercept

- Obama Defends His Economic Legacy - Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times Magazine

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