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President Obama Job Approval

Polling Data

Poll Date Sample Approve Disapprove Spread
RCP Average 2/21 - 3/6 -- 48.3 45.8 +2.5
Quinnipiac 2/27 - 3/4 1944 RV 45 46 -1
Gallup 3/4 - 3/6 1500 A 47 46 +1
Rasmussen Reports 3/4 - 3/6 1500 LV 51 48 +3
FOX News 2/25 - 2/27 1010 RV 46 47 -1
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 2/21 - 2/25 1002 A 51 43 +8
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 2/21 - 2/24 1000 A 50 45 +5

All President Obama Job Approval Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
48.3 Approve 45.8 Disapprove
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Polling Data

Poll Date Sample Approve Disapprove Spread
RCP Average 2/21 - 3/6 -- 48.3 45.8 +2.5
Quinnipiac 2/27 - 3/4 1944 RV 45 46 -1
Gallup 3/4 - 3/6 1500 A 47 46 +1
Rasmussen Reports 3/4 - 3/6 1500 LV 51 48 +3
FOX News 2/25 - 2/27 1010 RV 46 47 -1
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 2/21 - 2/25 1002 A 51 43 +8
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 2/21 - 2/24 1000 A 50 45 +5
Bloomberg 2/15 - 2/18 1003 A 55 40 +15
USA Today/Pew Research 2/13 - 2/18 1504 A 51 41 +10
CBS News 2/6 - 2/10 1148 A 52 38 +14
FOX News 2/4 - 2/6 1010 RV 49 45 +4
Quinnipiac 1/30 - 2/4 1772 RV 46 45 +1
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 1/17 - 1/21 1000 A 52 42 +10
FOX News 1/15 - 1/17 1008 RV 47 47 Tie
CNN/Time 1/14 - 1/15 814 A 55 43 +12
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 1/12 - 1/15 1000 A 52 44 +8
CBS News/NY Times 1/11 - 1/15 1110 A 51 41 +10
Associated Press/GfK 1/10 - 1/14 1004 A 54 42 +12
ABC News/Wash Post 1/10 - 1/13 RV 53 43 +10
Pew Research 1/9 - 1/13 1502 A 52 40 +12
CNN/Opinion Research 12/17 - 12/18 RV 50 45 +5
ABC News/Wash Post 12/13 - 12/16 RV 55 42 +13
CBS News 12/12 - 12/16 1179 A 57 37 +20
FOX News 12/9 - 12/11 1012 RV 48 46 +2
Bloomberg 12/7 - 12/10 1000 A 53 44 +9
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 12/6 - 12/9 1000 A 53 43 +10
Pew Research 12/5 - 12/9 1503 A 55 39 +16
McClatchy/Marist 12/4 - 12/6 1091 RV 50 44 +6
Politico/GWU/Battleground 12/2 - 12/6 1000 LV 50 47 +3
Associated Press/GfK 11/29 - 12/3 1002 A 57 41 +16
Quinnipiac 11/28 - 12/3 1949 RV 53 40 +13
National Journal 11/25 - 12/1 1000 A 54 42 +12
CNN/Opinion Research 11/16 - 11/18 RV 52 45 +7
Politico/GWU/Battleground 11/4 - 11/5 1000 LV 49 49 Tie
CNN/Opinion Research 11/2 - 11/4 918 RV 51 47 +4
ABC News/Wash Post 11/1 - 11/4 2345 LV 51 48 +3
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 11/1 - 11/3 1475 LV 49 49 Tie
Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/29 - 11/1 1000 LV 49 49 Tie
FOX News 10/28 - 10/30 1128 LV 50 47 +3
CBS News/NY Times 10/25 - 10/28 898 A 50 42 +8
NPR 10/23 - 10/25 1000 LV 49 49 Tie
Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/22 - 10/25 1000 LV 50 49 +1
Associated Press/GfK 10/19 - 10/23 839 LV 49 49 Tie
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 10/17 - 10/20 1000 RV 49 48 +1
CBS News 10/17 - 10/20 1383 A 49 42 +7
Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/15 - 10/18 1000 LV 49 48 +1
ABC News/Wash Post 10/10 - 10/13 923 LV 50 48 +2
Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/7 - 10/11 1000 LV 50 48 +2
FOX News 10/7 - 10/9 1109 LV 49 48 +1
Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/1 - 10/4 1000 LV 50 48 +2
CNN/Opinion Research 9/28 - 9/30 883 RV 50 49 +1
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/26 - 9/30 1000 RV 49 48 +1
NPR 9/26 - 9/30 800 LV 50 46 +4
Quinnipiac 9/25 - 9/30 1912 LV 48 49 -1
ABC News/Wash Post 9/26 - 9/29 929 RV 49 49 Tie
Politico/GWU/Battleground 9/24 - 9/27 1000 LV 49 49 Tie
FOX News 9/24 - 9/26 1092 LV 49 48 +1
Bloomberg 9/21 - 9/24 1007 A 49 46 +3
Politico/GWU/Battleground 9/16 - 9/20 1000 LV 50 48 +2
National Journal 9/15 - 9/19 1250 A 49 45 +4
Associated Press/GfK 9/13 - 9/17 807 LV 52 47 +5
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 9/13 - 9/17 787 LV 51 46 +5
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/12 - 9/16 900 RV 50 48 +2
FOX News 9/9 - 9/11 1056 LV 50 47 +3
CBS News/NY Times 9/8 - 9/12 1162 LV 49 46 +3
Democracy Corps (D) 9/8 - 9/12 1000 LV 49 48 +1
Reuters/Ipsos 9/7 - 9/10 1089 A 50 46 +4
ABC News/Wash Post 9/7 - 9/9 826 RV 48 50 -2
CNN/Opinion Research 9/7 - 9/9 875 RV 51 46 +5
CNN/Opinion Research 8/31 - 9/3 877 RV 50 46 +4
Democracy Corps (D) 8/23 - 8/27 1000 LV 47 50 -3
ABC News/Wash Post 8/22 - 8/25 857 RV 47 50 -3
CNN/Opinion Research 8/22 - 8/23 924 RV 50 47 +3
FOX News 8/19 - 8/21 1219 RV 46 48 -2
Resurgent Republic (R) 8/16 - 8/22 1000 LV 49 49 Tie
Associated Press/GfK 8/16 - 8/20 1006 A 49 49 Tie

All Commentary & News Stories

- The Fire Sale at the White House - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

- Why We're Raising Money to Support Obama Agenda - Jim Messina, CNN

- Hopeful Tone at Obama-GOP Dinner - Ginger Gibson, Politico

- Why Obama's Dining Room Diplomacy Could Work - Noam Scheiber, TNR

- Obama on Wrong Side of History on Drones - Ron Fournier, National Jrnl

- Obama Cabinet Shows Coziness With Industry - Tim Carney, DC Examiner

- Obama's Rx: Maximize America's Pain - Michael Walsh, New York Post

- Rocky Start to Second Term Raises Questions - Tom Cohen, CNN

- Dinner With Barack: Who's on the List? - Simendinger & Huey-Burns, RCP

- Obama's Declaration of Ineffectuality - James Taranto, Wall Street Journal

- Sequestration's Political Risks for Obama - Michael Shear, New York Times

- What Obama Should Do Now - Robert Reich, Huffington Post

- Obama's Post Modern Attitude Toward Truth - Pete Wehner, Commentary

- President Obama's Dishonest Budget Politics - Thomas Sowell, IBD

- McConnell, Boehner Mopping the Floor w/Obama - John Feehery, The Hill

- Obama Calls GOP Senators, But Is He Listening? - Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP

- In 2nd Term, Obama Is All Politics, All the Time - Byron York, Examiner

- Obama's Powerless Post-Partisan Presidency - Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker

- The Permanent Campaign: Access & Flexible Pricing - Chris Stirewalt, FOX

- The President Who Cried "Sequester!" - Marc Thiessen, AEI Ideas

- The Sequester Is Obama's Own Fault - Bill Keller, New York Times

- For Obama, Politics Always Trumps Governing - Michael Barone, Examiner

- Obama's Double-Talk on Campaign Finance - David Rohde, The Atlantic

- Obama's 2nd-Term Foreign Policy Nightmare - Ralph Peters, NY Post

- White House Has No Plan on Entitlements - Washington Examiner

- Woodward Flap May Turn Tide - Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle

- White House Has Flexibility in Cuts - Wasson, Herb and Laing, The Hill

- Stymied Obama Focuses on 2014 - Scott Wilson & Philip Rucker, Wash. Post

- The White House Joins the Cash Grab - New York Times

- Obama Badly Overplayed His Hand on Cuts - Joe Scarborough, NY Times

- Obama's False Claim About Capitol Janitors - Glenn Kessler, Wash Post

- Obama's Legacy: Government Greed - Gov. Bobby Jindal, National Review

- Obama's Gamble on Sequestration Is Backfiring - Michael Catalini, Natl Jrnl

- Obama Is Caught Crying Wolf - Steve Huntley, Chicago Sun-Times

- Obama: Adrift on a Red-Ink Sea - Michael Gerson, Washington Post

- Hoping for Armageddon Is Not Leading - Charles Krauthammer, Wash Post

- Obama Is the Closest Thing to Nixon in 40 Years - Pat Caddell, FOX News

- Is the President Still Relevant Here? - Seth Mandel, Commentary

- The Sequester Soap Opera Script - Kevin O'Brien, Cleveland Plain Dealer

- Obama's Losing Hand on the Sequester Fight - Josh Kraushaar, Natl Jrnl

- Obama Has Lost All Credibility on Sequester - Conn Carroll, DC Examiner

- Failure of Leadership - A.B. Stoddard, The Hill

- Demagogue Obama Adds a Touch of Cruelty - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- The Obamaian Universe - Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal

- Obama and the Sequester Scare - Phil Gramm, Wall Street Journal

- Celebrity President Faces Real Tests - Howard Fineman, Huffington Post

- Obama's Speech Dedicating the Rosa Parks Statue - Barack Obama

- Obama's Sequester Strategy: Divide and Conquer - Carrie Brown, Politico

- Obama Criticized For Selling Access - DSWright, Firedoglake

- Governors Blast Obama After Sequester Meeting - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

- A Presidency Without Guts - Jim Geraghty, Campaign Spot

- Explaining the Inexplicable - Victor Davis Hanson, PJ Media

- Obama's Chicken Little Presidency - Conn Carroll, Washington Examiner

- Obama Unlikely to Put House in Play in 2014 - Stu Rothenberg, Roll Call

- Selling Access Is Change No One Can Believe In - Ed Morrissey, The Week

- Access For Sale - Washington Examiner

- A Time for President Obama to Lead - Washington Post

- Obama's Sequester Speech in Newport News - Barack Obama

- The Presidential Balancing Act - John Dickerson, CBS News

- Panel on Donors Paying for Access to Obama - Special Report w/Bret Baier

- Obama Kicks Out Press, Then Takes Questions - Allan Lichtman, Hot Air

- The Buck Still Stops With the President - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- Obama's Second-Term Team of Loyalists - David Ignatius, Washington Post

- Obama's "Mad Max" Visions - Michael Goodwin, New York Post

- Republicans' Biggest Advantage: Time - Noah Rothman, Mediaite

- The Emancipation of Barack Obama - Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

- Obama's Wedge Issues and Achilles Heel - Ed Kilgore, Political Animal

- Can Obama Target Citizens on U.S. Soil? - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones

- What Could Divide Obama's Coalition - Ron Brownstein, National Journal

- Gov't by Freakout: Obama Is Overplaying His Hand - Peggy Noonan, WSJ

- President Obama & Prime Minister Abe Take Questions - The White House

- Will Obama Do the Right Thing on Proposal 8? - Greg Sargent, Plum Line

- Why Create A Court That Obama Can Ignore? - Jacob Sullum, Hit & Run

- President Obama's Plan: Blame Others, Raise Taxes - The Oklahoman

- Obama and the Death of Federalism - Robert Robb, Arizona Republic

- Obama Presses Sequester Case. Who's Listening? - Alexis Simendinger, RCP

- Obama's Not-So-Serious State of the Union - Reince Priebus, Detroit News

- Obama's Agenda Is a Weapon For Dems in 2014 - Steve Kornacki, Salon

- President Blackmails Tax Payers, Blames GOP - Peter Morici, FOX News

- Obama: The Media Puppet Master - Jim VandeHei & Mike Allen, Politico

- Obama's Smart Immigration Decoy - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- Obama's Minimum-Wage Gambit - Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast

- Obama's Remarks on the Sequester - Barack Obama

- Obama's Fear-Mongering on Spending Cuts - Chris Stirewalt, FOX News

- To Win Back House, Obama Must Rise in Polls - Michael Barone, Examiner

- President Obama 3.0 - Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times

- The Obama Scorecard - Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard

- Obama Faces Risks in Pipeline Decision - Broder, Kruass & Austen, NY Times

- Obama's Threat to Millennial Generation - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- Obama's Wedge Agenda Won't Create Jobs - Nolan Finley, Detroit News

- Red State Dems May Doom Obama Agenda - Susan Ferrechio, DC Examiner

- How to Unparalyze Us - Thomas Friedman, New York Times

- Obama Sees the Limits of Government - Zachary Karabell, Reuters

- The Age of Bernanke - Joel Kotkin, Orange County Register

- Obama Lets GOP March to Its Own Oblivion - Robert Schlesinger, U.S. News

- Magical Fairyland Budgeting - Mark Steyn, Orange County Register

- President Obama's LBJ Moment - David Rohde, The Atlantic

- The Minority Youth Unemployment Act - Wall Street Journal

- A No-Growth State of the Union - Larry Kudlow, National Review

- Obama's Syrian Policies Must Finally Match His Words - Mark Salter, RCP

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