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President Obama Job Approval

Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average3/26 - 4/17--43.151.7 -8.6
Rasmussen Reports4/15 - 4/171500 LV4554 -9
Gallup4/14 - 4/161500 A4251 -9
FOX News4/13 - 4/151012 RV4251 -9
The Economist/YouGov4/12 - 4/14704 RV4353 -10
McClatchy/Marist4/7 - 4/101036 RV4552 -7
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI3/26 - 3/301003 A4351 -8
Quinnipiac3/26 - 3/311578 RV4250 -8

All President Obama Job Approval Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
43.1Approve51.7Disapprove
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Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average3/26 - 4/17--43.151.7 -8.6
Rasmussen Reports4/15 - 4/171500 LV4554 -9
Gallup4/14 - 4/161500 A4251 -9
FOX News4/13 - 4/151012 RV4251 -9
The Economist/YouGov4/12 - 4/14704 RV4353 -10
McClatchy/Marist4/7 - 4/101036 RV4552 -7
The Economist/YouGov4/5 - 4/7693 RV4255 -13
The Economist/YouGov3/29 - 3/31713 RV4256 -14
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI3/26 - 3/301003 A4351 -8
Quinnipiac3/26 - 3/311578 RV4250 -8
FOX News3/23 - 3/251015 RV4053 -13
The Economist/YouGov3/22 - 3/24711 RV4453 -9
Associated Press/GfK3/20 - 3/241012 A4159 -18
CBS News3/20 - 3/231097 A4350 -7
NPR/GQR/Resurgent3/19 - 3/23840 LV4651 -5
GWU/Battleground3/16 - 3/201000 LV4453 -9
Reuters/Ipsos3/14 - 3/181165 RV4155 -14
The Economist/YouGov3/15 - 3/17717 RV4256 -14
Reuters/Ipsos3/7 - 3/111512 RV4253 -11
The Economist/YouGov3/8 - 3/10714 RV4256 -14
Bloomberg3/7 - 3/101001 A4848Tie
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl3/5 - 3/91000 A4154 -13
CNN/Opinion Research3/7 - 3/9801 A4353 -10
PPP (D)3/6 - 3/91152 RV4351 -8
FOX News3/2 - 3/41002 RV3854 -16
The Economist/YouGov3/1 - 3/3710 RV4255 -13
ABC News/Wash Post2/27 - 3/2RV4652 -6
The Economist/YouGov2/22 - 2/24710 RV4355 -12
CBS News/NY Times2/19 - 2/231644 A4151 -10
The Economist/YouGov2/15 - 2/17723 RV4256 -14
FOX News2/9 - 2/111006 RV4253 -11
The Economist/YouGov2/8 - 2/10716 RV4256 -14
McClatchy/Marist2/4 - 2/9970 RV4252 -10
The Economist/YouGov2/1 - 2/3689 RV4453 -9
CNN/Opinion Research1/31 - 2/2900 RV4551 -6
Reuters/Ipsos1/26 - 1/301424 A4054 -14
The Economist/YouGov1/25 - 1/27714 RV4552 -7
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl1/22 - 1/25800 A4351 -8
ABC News/Wash Post1/20 - 1/23RV4552 -7
FOX News1/19 - 1/211010 RV4253 -11
Reuters/Ipsos1/18 - 1/221499 A3755 -18
The Economist/YouGov1/18 - 1/20700 RV4454 -10
CBS News1/17 - 1/211018 A4647 -1
Associated Press/GfK1/17 - 1/211060 A4553 -8
Quinnipiac1/15 - 1/191933 RV4054 -14
USA Today/Pew Research1/15 - 1/191504 A4349 -6
GWU/Battleground1/12 - 1/161000 LV4154 -13
Reuters/Ipsos1/10 - 1/141245 A4053 -13
The Economist/YouGov1/11 - 1/13696 RV4257 -15
Quinnipiac1/4 - 1/71487 RV4153 -12
Reuters/Ipsos1/3 - 1/71451 A3951 -12
The Economist/YouGov1/4 - 1/6698 RV4256 -14
The Economist/YouGov12/28 - 12/30666 RV4057 -17
The Economist/YouGov12/21 - 12/231000 A4255 -13
CNN/Opinion Research12/16 - 12/191035 A4156 -15
The Economist/YouGov12/14 - 12/161000 A4058 -18
FOX News12/14 - 12/161027 RV4153 -12
ABC News/Wash Post12/12 - 12/15RV4355 -12
The Economist/YouGov12/7 - 12/91000 A4156 -15
Bloomberg12/6 - 12/91004 A4255 -13
Associated Press/GfK12/5 - 12/91367 A4258 -16
CBS News/NY Times12/5 - 12/81000 A4250 -8
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl12/4 - 12/81000 A4354 -11
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI12/4 - 12/81011 A4750 -3
Quinnipiac12/3 - 12/92692 RV3857 -19
USA Today/Pew Research12/3 - 12/81579 RV4351 -8
McClatchy/Marist12/3 - 12/5988 RV4353 -10
Reuters/Ipsos11/29 - 12/31494 A3855 -17
The Economist/YouGov11/30 - 12/21000 A3957 -18
Reuters/Ipsos11/22 - 11/261191 A3856 -18
The Economist/YouGov11/23 - 11/251000 A3758 -21
CNN/Opinion Research11/18 - 11/20RV4157 -16
The Economist/YouGov11/16 - 11/18649 RV4256 -14
CBS News11/15 - 11/181010 A3757 -20
ABC News/Wash Post11/14 - 11/17RV4156 -15
FOX News11/10 - 11/121006 RV4055 -15

All Commentary & News Stories

- President Obama Trolls the GOP - John Dickerson, Slate

- Why Obama Can't Explain Himself - Robert Kaplan, Stratfor

- Obama's Challenge to American Morality - Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

- Obama's War on White House Women - Glenn Reynolds, USA Today

- The President Can't Bow Out Yet - Ed Rogers, Washington Post

- Comparing Obama to Lyndon Baines Johnson - Dan Balz, Washington Post

- Pres. Obama Embraces the 'Noble Lie' - Christian Schneider, Milwaukee JS

- Will Left Come to Grips With Obama's Failures? - Fred Siegel, City Journal

- Turnout in Mind, Obama Cites Voting "Threat" - Alexis Simendinger, RCP

- Why Obama Hit Pause in the Middle East - Joe Klein, Time

- Obama White House Plays the Victim - Noah Rothman, Mediaite

- Who's Afraid of an Active President? - Jeff Shesol, The New Yorker

- The Color of Obama's Presidency - Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

- Obama's Foreign Policy Has Dems Worried - Walter Russell Mead, TAI

- Mr. President, I Have News for You - Carl Cannon, Orange County Register

- The President Takes the Low Road - Ed Rogers, Washington Post

- How Obama Faced Down the War Machine - Nina Burleigh, Rolling Stone

- Is Obama a 'Reverse Reagan'? - James Oliphant, National Journal

- Obama's Executive Abuses Echo Nixon - Jay Ambrose, Milwaukee JS

- Why Would Obama Risk Internet Freedom? - Jay Sekulow, FOX News

- How Foreign Is Our Policy? - Thomas Sowell, Investor's Business Daily

- The Dissing of the President - Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal

- Obama's Revolving Door: Busy Entrance and Exit - Tim Carney, Examiner

- Why Obama's Foreign Policy Is Unpopular - Ross Douthat, New York Times

- Chickens Come Home to Roost for Obama - Michael Goodwin, New York Post

- Obama's Not-Another-Cold-War Vision - Michael Cohen, The Guardian

- Obama Takes Leaf Out of Reagan's Playbook - Matt Cooper, Newsweek

- Obama Loses Complete Touch With Reality - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- The President, the Pope and Practical Politics - Doyle McManus, LA Times

- Obama's Populist Pitch Fizzles - Bernie Becker, The Hill

- How Obama Can Save the Day in Europe - Frida Ghitis, CNN

- Poll: Most Say Obama Not Respected by Other Leaders - , RealClearPolitics

- President Obama's Populist Pitch Fizzles - , The Hill

- Obama's Overtime-Pay Boomerang - Andy Puzder, Wall Street Journal

- Opposing Lawlessness, at Home and Abroad - Melanie Sturm, DC Examiner

- The Truth About Obama's "Catholic Roots" - Stanley Kurtz, National Review

- Obama's Foreign Policy Runs Into Putin - Scott Wilson, Washington Post

- What We Owe Young Black Men - Bloomberg & Johnson, NY Daily News

- What Would a GOP President Do About Ukraine? - Doyle McManus, LAT

- The Cold Man in the Kremlin - Roger Cohen, New York Times

- Obama's Pathetic Response - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

- Obama's Test: Can Penalties Change Russia's Course? - Peter Baker, NYT

- President Obama's Overtime Overreach - Detroit News

- Wobbly U.S. Strengthens Russia - Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe

- O's Failed Foreign Policy Another Drag for Dems - John Podhoretz, NY Post

- How Obama "Gets Things Done" - Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal

- The Price of Failed Leadership - Mitt Romney, Wall Street Journal

- President Obama Is Poisonous - Rich Galen, Mullings

- Obama Becoming 'Poisonous' to Dems in 2014 - Martin & Parker, NY Times

- There Is No Meritocracy - Thomas Frank, Salon

- Dems in Distress - Maureen Dowd, New York Times

- The 3 Faces of President Obama - Thomas Friedman, New York Times

- Obama's Self-Destructive Presidency - Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

- Obama's Overtime Over-Regulation - Orange County Register

- How Does a President Rewrite Constitution? - Rep. Trey Gowdy, U.S. House

- Obama Fails to Deliver for the Young - Jonah Goldberg, National Review

- Obama's Move on Overtime Pay Hurts the Economy - New York Post

- Calm Down About the "Two Ferns" Bit, Conservatives - Joseph Curl, WT

- Turning Teddy Roosevelt's Maxim On Its Head - John Judis, New Republic

- Obama Following Trail Nixon Blazed - Victor Davis Hanson, Natl Review

- Obama, Ukrainian PM Warn Putin of "Costs" - Alexis Simendinger, RCP

- President Obama, Job Destroyer - Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

- Obama and Democrats' Leftward Turn - Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

- Obama Seeks to Fix What Ails Minority Males - DeWayne Wickham, USAT

- The "12 Years a Slave" Treatment in Politics - Sherman Frederick, LVRJ

- The President's Power Grab - Jonathan Turley, Los Angeles Times

- Putin Ignores Obama's Warnings - Jack Kelly, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

- Obama Wobbles Again on Israel - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- As Jobs Vanish, Obama Wants More of Same - Washington Times

- President Obama's Blueprint for Growth - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

- Obama's Fantasy-Based Foreign Policy - Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard

- The President's Power Grab - Jonathan Turley, Los Angeles Times

- Enough With the Tough Guy Debate on Ukraine - Fareed Zakaria, CNN

- Obama's Cool-Headedness Is Diplomacy - Jules Witcover, Baltimore Sun

- Ukrainian Lessons for an American President - Leon Wieseltier, TNR

- Obama's Leverage Over Putin - George Condon, National Journal

- The Wages of Weakness - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

- Obama Borrowing From JFK's Playbook - Stephen Schlesinger, Huff Post

- Obama's Foreign Policy Disasters Climb - Michael Graham, Boston Herald

- A Budget Without Vision - Dana Milbank, Washington Post

- President Obama Empowers Young Men of Color - Miami Herald

- In Helping Young Black Men, Obama Helps All - LZ Granderson, CNN

- Obama's Foreign Policy Is Based on Fantasy - Washington Post

- Putin's Aggression Is Not Obama's Fault - Fred Kaplan, Slate

- Putin Is Playing Chess, Obama Is Playing Marbles - Rep. Mike Rogers, FNS

- Obama's New Political Chief Tries to Reassure Dems - Michael Shear, NYT

- Crisis a Test for Obama's Foreign Policy - Scott Wilson, Washington Post

- Fathers' Sons and Brothers' Keepers - Charles Blow, New York Times

- Obama's Best Hope for Change - Kathleen Parker, Washington Post

- All the President's IRS Agents - Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street Journal

- Excluding by Race - Terry Eastland, Weekly Standard

- A Helping Hand for Young Men of Color - Eugene Robinson, Wash Post

- President Obama: The Realist - Fred Kaplan, Politico

- America Is Not in Retreat - Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post

- Obama's Friends Have All But Deserted Him - Donald Lambro, Wash Times

- Putin's Ukraine Gambit - Charles Krauthammer, National Review

- Keep Obama Out of America's Newsrooms - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- Obama's White House Turns Into Parody of Itself - Charles Hurt, WT

- Barack Obama's Biggest Failure - Robert Merry, The National Interest

- After Meeting w/Obama, Governor Goes on Attack - Michael Shear, NYT

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