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President Obama Job Approval

Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average2/21 - 3/6--48.045.6 +2.4
Gallup3/4 - 3/61500 A4745 +2
Rasmussen Reports3/4 - 3/61500 LV4852 -4
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl2/24 - 2/281000 A4846 +2
Pew Research2/22 - 3/11504 A5139 +12
Quinnipiac2/21 - 2/281887 RV4646Tie

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RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
48.0Approve45.6Disapprove

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Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average2/21 - 3/6--48.045.6 +2.4
Gallup3/4 - 3/61500 A4745 +2
Rasmussen Reports3/4 - 3/61500 LV4852 -4
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl2/24 - 2/281000 A4846 +2
Pew Research2/22 - 3/11504 A5139 +12
Quinnipiac2/21 - 2/281887 RV4646Tie
Newsweek/Daily Beast2/12 - 2/15918 LV5044 +6
CBS News2/11 - 2/141031 A4841 +7
Democracy Corps (D)2/7 - 2/91000 LV5144 +7
FOX News2/7 - 2/9911 RV5143 +8
Reuters/Ipsos2/4 - 2/71112 A5146 +5
Pew Research2/2 - 2/71385 A4942 +7
CNN/Opinion Research1/21 - 1/231012 A5544 +11
FOX News1/18 - 1/19900 RV4744 +3
CBS News/NY Times1/15 - 1/191036 A4939 +10
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl1/13 - 1/171000 A5341 +12
CNN/Opinion Research1/14 - 1/161014 A5345 +8
Gallup1/14 - 1/161500 A4852 -4
Rasmussen Reports1/14 - 1/161500 LV4653 -7
ABC News/Wash Post1/13 - 1/161053 A5443 +11
Democracy Corps (D)1/9 - 1/121000 LV4747Tie
Reuters/Ipsos1/7 - 1/101021 A5047 +3
McClatchy/Marist1/6 - 1/10827 RV4843 +5
Quinnipiac1/4 - 1/111647 RV4844 +4
Associated Press/GfK1/5 - 1/101001 A5346 +7
Pew Research1/5 - 1/91503 A4644 +2

All Commentary & News Stories

- Obama Must Push Back Against Destructive GOP Budget - NY Times

- Guests: W.H. Chief of Staff Bill Daley and Rep. Bachmann - Meet the Press

- Obama's 2012 Reelection Team Gets Moving - Dan Balz, Washington Post

- Obama Goes from Blank Slate to Empty Suit - Jack Kelly, Pittsburgh PG

- The New Underclass and Obama - James Pethokoukis, Reuters

- Obama Expected to Face a Close Race in 2012 - Patricia Zengerle, Reuters

- Voters Like Obama, But Not His Policies - Bruce Drake, Politics Daily

- Obama Needs '95 Rerun to Gain in Standoff - Michael Waldman, Bloomberg

- Obama Reflects on Race & the Presidency - Kenneth Walsh, US News & WR

- Obama Offers Mirage of Flexibility on Health Care - Wall Street Journal

- Huckabee's Fiction About Obama Heritage - Adam Serwer, Plum Line

- Waiver Goodbye to Obama - Ross Kaminsky, The American Spectator

- Reforming Healthcare Reform - Los Angeles Times

- Obama and the 2012 Fundamentals - Jay Cost, Weekly Standard

- Welcome Back Carter - Ross Kaminsky, The American Spectator

- Obama's Moral Concession to Evil - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- Both Parties Face a Shock Wave in 2012 - Brent Budowsky, The Hill

- Obama's Bold DOMA Decision - Walter Dellinger, The New Republic

- Job Protection, 2012-Style - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- Barack Obama Is Not Bill Clinton - David Graham, The Daily Beast

- Obama Strengthens Case for Repealing Health Law - Yuval Levin, NRO

- DOMA Move Is Cynical, Cowardly - Matthew Franck, Witherspoon Institute

- Obama Mixes It Up With Governors - Glenn Thrush & MJ Lee, Politico

- Secretary Sebelius & Sen. Hatch on Health Care Reform - The NewsHour

- West Is Key Battleground for Obama's Reelection - Mark Barabak, LAT

- Energy Policy: Obama's Double Vision - Lane & Bernstein, RealClearScience

- Obama: 'Investment' Spending Essential - Julian Pecquet, The Hill

- No Help for Libya From President Obama - Washington Post

- Throwing in the Towel on the Constitution - Jonah Goldberg, NRO

- Obama's Iowa Ratings Improve Slightly - Thomas Beaumont, DM Register

- GOP Governors Battle Obama Agenda - Ron Brownstein, National Journal

- Interview with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus - Hannity

- Obama's Electoral Path Without Ohio - Jonathan Chait, New Republic

- President Obama's Badger State Blues - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- From Hope and Change to Status Quo - Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

- The Rise of Reality-Based Politics - Tony Blankley, Washington Times

- Obama's "Win the Future" Tour Hits Cleveland - Nick Gillespie, Reason

- When Pretending Fails to Hide Bankruptcy - Laurence Kotlikoff, Bloomberg

- Dems Plan 2012 Ad Blitz for Obama - Mullins & King, Wall Street Journal

- Obama Recruits Army of Community Organizers - Andrew Malcolm, LAT

- Obama's Agenda Facing a Governors' Revolt - Noemie Emery, DC Examiner

- In 2012, Obama Faces Strategic Choice - William Galston, The New Republic

- Siding with Unions Poses Risk for Obama - Chris Stirewalt, FOX News

- As Obama Goes in VA, So Goes the Senate Seat - Richmond Times-Dispatch

- Is Obama Serious About Deficit Reduction? - Fred Hiatt, Washington Post

- Guests: Amb. Rice and Sens. Durbin & Graham - Meet the Press

- Obama Goes Too Far in Wisconsin - Kyle Wingfield, Atlanta J-C

- U.S. Must Demand Reform From Bahrain - San Francisco Chronicle

- Obama Must Address the Deficit - Mark Zandi, New York Daily News

- There's Still Hope for Dealing With Debt - Bowles & Simpson, Wash Post

- Obama Mobilizes Union Protesters in Wisconsin - Dennis & Wallsten, WP

- A Plainly Unserious Budget - James Capretta, National Review Online

- Obama's Vulnerability is Likely to Draw Big Field - Andrew Malcolm, LAT

- Deficit Hawks and the Games They Play - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- Obama's Budget Is a Bad Joke - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

- The Tongue-Tied Speaker - Los Angeles Times

- Why the President's Budget Is a Success - David Kendall, The Hill

- Obama's Punt on the Budget - Scot Lehigh, Boston Globe

- President Kicks the Can One More Time - Dana Milbank, Washington Post

- The Cynical & Unrealistic White House Budget - Wall Street Journal

- A Budget That Ducks Tough Choices - USA Today

- Obama Is Losing Ground Across Middle East - Peter Brookes, New York Post

- Tax Increases Fuel Business Criticism of Obama Budget - Wall St. Journal

- A Budget Utterly Detached From Reality - Yuval Levin, National Review

- Why Obama's Budget Is OK - Jonathan Chait, The New Republic

- Will the Bond Market Back Obama's Bet? - John Cassidy, The New Yorker

- Do We Want Housing Prices to Rise? - Michael Kinsley, Politico

- We Need to Reverse Course on Spending Now - Neal Boortz, Nealz Nuze

- Is Obama Interested in Freedom for Iran, Too? - Investor's Business Daily

- Obama: 'You Guys Are Pretty Impatient' - Josh Gerstein, Politico

- The Punter-in-Chief - Washington Post

- The President's Budget Is Disastrous - Megan McArdle, The Atlantic

- Obama's Budget a Good Starting Point - New York Times

- To Fix Budget, Bring Back Reagan...or Even Clinton - Daniel Mitchell, Cato

- Obama Botched Egypt -- Here's How To Fix It - Investor's Business Daily

- Not Just Egypt's Moment, Obama's Too - Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast

- On Signals to Egypt, Obama Straddled Rift - Cooper, Landler & Sanger, NYT

- Why Business Isn't Getting 'In The Game' - Stephen Haber & Scott Kieff, IBD

- Obama Budget, Debt Limit Set Stage for Fight - Tom Diemer, Politics Daily

- Reality Check on Obama's Economic Policies - Larry Kudlow, NRO

- Obama Budget Seeks to Counter GOP - Murray & Montgomery, Wash Post

- What Will Come Next in Egypt? - New York Post

- U.S. Decision to Back Revolt Has Implications - Simon Tisdall, Guardian

- "Hoovervilles" Attack Offers Preview of 2012 Campaign - Matt Bai, NYT

- Obama's Remarks on Egypt - Barack Obama

- Shields and Brooks on the Week in Politics - The NewsHour

- History Says Obama Likely to Win in 2012 - Alan Abramowitz, Crystal Ball

- Obama's New Jobs Plan: Altruism - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- One Man's Loophole Is Another Man's Stimulus - Tim Carney, Examiner

- Does Obama Truly Care About the Deficit? - William Galston, New Republic

- Obama: Unequal to the Moment - Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect

- Obama Trying to Recapture 2008 - E.J. Dionne, The New Republic

- Interview with Representative Michele Bachmann - Hannity

- Does Huntsman Sense Obama is Vulnerable? - Steven Hayward, NRO

- Big Divides on Obama's Handling of Key Issues - Bruce Drake, Politics Daily

- Obama Should Be Nervous About 2012 - Nile Gardiner, Daily Telegraph

- Altruism Is Obama's New Jobs Plan - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- Economy Could Mean Trouble for Obama in '12 - Charlie Cook, Natl Journal

- White House is Right to Demand Change 'Now' in Egypt - New York Times

- An Early Look at Obama's Re-election Bid - Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics

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