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Polling Data

Poll Date Sample Approve Disapprove Spread
RCP Average 9/4 - 9/15 -- 43.6 50.9 -7.3
Gallup 9/13 - 9/15 1500 A 45 45 Tie
Rasmussen Reports 9/13 - 9/15 1500 LV 47 52 -5
Reuters/Ipsos 9/6 - 9/10 1412 A 39 56 -17
The Economist/YouGov 9/7 - 9/9 699 RV 43 55 -12
McClatchy/Marist 9/7 - 9/8 856 RV 44 47 -3
FOX News 9/6 - 9/8 900 RV 40 54 -14
CBS News/NY Times 9/6 - 9/8 1011 A 46 46 Tie
CNN/Opinion Research 9/6 - 9/8 1022 A 45 52 -7
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/5 - 9/8 1000 A 45 50 -5
USA Today/Pew Research 9/4 - 9/8 1201 RV 43 52 -9
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 9/4 - 9/8 1013 A 43 51 -8

All President Obama Job Approval Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
43.6 Approve 50.9 Disapprove
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Polling Data

Poll Date Sample Approve Disapprove Spread
RCP Average 9/4 - 9/15 -- 43.6 50.9 -7.3
Gallup 9/13 - 9/15 1500 A 45 45 Tie
Rasmussen Reports 9/13 - 9/15 1500 LV 47 52 -5
Reuters/Ipsos 9/6 - 9/10 1412 A 39 56 -17
The Economist/YouGov 9/7 - 9/9 699 RV 43 55 -12
McClatchy/Marist 9/7 - 9/8 856 RV 44 47 -3
FOX News 9/6 - 9/8 900 RV 40 54 -14
CBS News/NY Times 9/6 - 9/8 1011 A 46 46 Tie
CNN/Opinion Research 9/6 - 9/8 1022 A 45 52 -7
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 9/5 - 9/8 1000 A 45 50 -5
USA Today/Pew Research 9/4 - 9/8 1201 RV 43 52 -9
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 9/4 - 9/8 1013 A 43 51 -8
Reuters/Ipsos 8/30 - 9/3 1195 A 41 53 -12
The Economist/YouGov 8/31 - 9/2 691 RV 44 55 -11
NBC News 8/28 - 8/29 700 A 44 48 -4
Reuters/Ipsos 8/23 - 8/27 2293 A 42 52 -10
The Economist/YouGov 8/24 - 8/26 672 RV 41 55 -14
Reuters/Ipsos 8/16 - 8/20 1365 A 41 52 -11
The Economist/YouGov 8/17 - 8/19 734 RV 44 53 -9
Reuters/Ipsos 8/9 - 8/13 1291 A 42 52 -10
The Economist/YouGov 8/10 - 8/12 747 RV 44 53 -9
FOX News 8/3 - 8/5 1007 RV 42 52 -10
The Economist/YouGov 8/3 - 8/5 676 RV 42 57 -15
Quinnipiac 7/28 - 7/31 1468 RV 46 48 -2
Reuters/Ipsos 7/26 - 7/30 1326 A 40 51 -11
The Economist/YouGov 7/27 - 7/29 656 RV 47 52 -5
Monmouth 7/25 - 7/30 850 RV 41 54 -13
FOX News 7/21 - 7/23 1017 RV 46 47 -1
The Economist/YouGov 7/20 - 7/22 726 RV 41 56 -15
Reuters/Ipsos 7/19 - 7/23 2011 A 41 51 -10
CBS News 7/18 - 7/22 1036 A 48 45 +3
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 7/17 - 7/21 1000 A 45 50 -5
ABC News/Wash Post 7/18 - 7/21 1002 A 49 44 +5
Pew Research 7/17 - 7/21 1183 RV 45 50 -5
McClatchy/Marist 7/15 - 7/18 980 RV 41 48 -7
The Economist/YouGov 7/13 - 7/15 712 RV 46 53 -7
Reuters/Ipsos 7/12 - 7/16 1745 A 43 49 -6
Democracy Corps (D) 7/10 - 7/15 841 LV 45 51 -6
The Economist/YouGov 7/6 - 7/8 631 RV 43 53 -10
Reuters/Ipsos 7/5 - 7/9 1437 A 45 48 -3
Quinnipiac 6/28 - 7/8 2014 RV 44 48 -4
Reuters/Ipsos 6/28 - 7/2 1430 A 43 51 -8
The Economist/YouGov 6/29 - 7/1 690 RV 45 51 -6
Reuters/Ipsos 6/21 - 6/25 1853 A 43 50 -7
The Economist/YouGov 6/22 - 6/24 685 RV 46 52 -6
FOX News 6/22 - 6/24 1012 RV 43 51 -8
Reuters/Ipsos 6/14 - 6/18 1734 A 44 48 -4
The Economist/YouGov 6/15 - 6/17 684 RV 44 54 -10
Pew Research 6/12 - 6/16 1223 RV 46 48 -2
CNN/Opinion Research 6/11 - 6/13 1014 A 45 54 -9
Time 6/10 - 6/11 805 A 48 44 +4
FOX News 6/9 - 6/11 1019 RV 44 50 -6
Reuters/Ipsos 6/7 - 6/11 1037 A 43 51 -8
The Economist/YouGov 6/8 - 6/10 628 RV 46 52 -6
CBS News/NY Times 5/31 - 6/4 1022 A 47 43 +4
Reuters/Ipsos 5/31 - 6/4 1183 A 45 50 -5
The Economist/YouGov 6/1 - 6/3 672 RV 48 50 -2
Bloomberg 5/31 - 6/3 1002 A 49 46 +3
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 5/30 - 6/2 1000 A 48 47 +1
National Journal 5/29 - 6/2 1000 A 48 46 +2
Reuters/Ipsos 5/24 - 5/28 1985 A 45 50 -5
The Economist/YouGov 5/25 - 5/27 678 RV 47 52 -5
Quinnipiac 5/22 - 5/28 1419 RV 45 49 -4
FOX News 5/18 - 5/20 1013 RV 45 51 -6
The Economist/YouGov 5/18 - 5/20 675 RV 47 52 -5
ABC News/Wash Post 5/16 - 5/19 RV 50 47 +3
CNN/Opinion Research 5/17 - 5/18 923 A 53 45 +8
Reuters/Ipsos 5/10 - 5/14 1215 A 45 49 -4
The Economist/YouGov 5/11 - 5/13 661 RV 47 50 -3
Reason-Rupe/PSRAI 5/9 - 5/13 1003 A 50 43 +7
Reuters/Ipsos 5/3 - 5/7 1589 A 45 47 -2
The Economist/YouGov 5/4 - 5/6 704 RV 49 49 Tie
Pew Research 5/1 - 5/5 1504 A 51 43 +8
Reuters/Ipsos 4/25 - 5/1 943 A 48 49 -1
The Economist/YouGov 4/27 - 4/29 638 RV 50 48 +2
Quinnipiac 4/25 - 4/29 1471 RV 48 45 +3

All Commentary & News Stories

- Iran Shouldn't Misread Syria Deal, Obama Says - Gearan & Booth, WaPo

- Obama and the Misery of a Second Term - Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune

- de Blasio an Obama-like Train-Wreck for NYC - Bob McManus, NY Post

- Main St. Wants Action on Jobs, Not Blunders on Syria - Salena Zito, PTR

- Barack Obama, the 98-Pound Weakling - Margaret Wente, Globe & Mail

- We See Indications of Progress on Syria - President Barack Obama

- Obama Setting the Stage for Hillary 2016 - David Frum, The Daily Beast

- All the President's Journalists - Ben Jacobs, The Daily Beast

- Is Decisiveness Overrated? White House Thinks So - Steve Dennis, Roll Call

- Obama's the One Who Has Played Putin - Andrew Sullivan, The Dish

- Putin Gets His Revenge on Obama - Pecquet & Herb, The Hill

- Olympus Has Fallen - Richard Fernandez, PJ Media

- The Fruits of Epic Incompetence - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

- Obama Snubbed Spanish-Language TV on Syria - Raul Reyes, USA Today

- Obama's Executive-Power Extremism - Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

- The Damage of Obama's Wing-it Diplomacy - Michael Barone, DC Examiner

- The Speech to Nowhere - Ed Rogers, Washington Post

- Obama Is Conflicted. That's a Good Thing - Greg Sargent, Washington Post

- Obama's Address to the Nation Flops - Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

- Obama Got Played by Putin and Assad - Julia Ioffe, The New Republic

- President's War Against School Choice - Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg

- Obama's Lucky Break on Syria - John Judis, The New Republic

- Obama's Speech: A Cause Already Lost - George Packer, The New Yorker

- Obama Struggles to Reason With Nation Over Syria - Michael Scherer, Time

- Obama's Call to Incoherence - Ben Shapiro, Breitbart

- Obama Gives a Reason to Take Action - Richard Cohen, Washington Post

- President Obama's Zig-Zag Foreign Policy - John Harris, Politico

- Do We Look That Dumb? - Michael Cohen, The Guardian

- How Obama's Speech Could Help His Cause - Fred Kaplan, Slate

- An Incoherent Mess of a Speech - Nile Gardiner, Daily Telegraph

- The President Embarrasses the Nation - John Podhoretz, New York Post

- Obama Strikes Out on Syria - Frank Rich, New York Magazine

- Predictably Misleading - Victor Davis Hanson, National Review Online

- Fundamentally Transforming America - Roger Kimball, PJ Media

- The Speech Obama Should Give Tonight - Matthew Cooper, National Jrnl

- Can Obama Sell America on Its Own Values? - Donna Brazile, CNN

- A Way Out for Obama on Syria? - Amy Davidson, The New Yorker

- Spectacular Flameout of Obama's Foreign Policy - Michael Walsh, NRO

- A Win-Win for Obama - Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo

- Obama Has Ruined His Foreign Policy Credibility - Ed Morrissey, The Week

- President Obama Needs to Admit Mistakes - Ed Rogers, Washington Post

- Our President Is a Laughing Stock - Glenn Reynolds, USA Today

- Sun Tzu Would Hate Obama's Syria Plan - Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, FOX News

- The President and the Pipeline - Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker

- U.S. Troops Are the Ones Who Are "War Weary" - Richard Benedetto, RCP

- Obama Really Is a Left Wing Radical - Norman Podhoretz, Wall St. Journal

- Why Obama Is Floundering - Thomas Lifson, The American Thinker

- Why Obama's Syria Speech Won't Matter - George Edwards, Politico

- Obama Intensifies Case for Syria Military Strikes - Jeff Zeleny, ABC News

- Obama Launches Final Push for Syria Strike - Peter Wallsten, Wash Post

- The Hands-Tied Presidency - Sam Tanenhaus, New York Times

- As Obama Stumbles, His Allies Doggedly Spin - John Kass, Chicago Tribune

- Barry's War Within - Maureen Dowd, New York Times

- Obama's "Credibility" a Thin Reason for War - Diana West, Detroit News

- Whatever Happened to the Anti-War Left? - Steven Hayward, Power Line

- The Coalition of the Unwilling - Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast

- Obama Has Squandered His Second Term - Noah Rothman, Mediaite

- Obama, Return Your Nobel Peace Prize - Kirsten Powers, The Daily Beast

- Obama's Destructive Verbal Gaffes - Ross Kaminsky, American Spectator

- Obama Has Alienated Just About Everyone - David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy

- Obama Heading for a Humiliating Defeat - Nile Gardiner, Daily Telegraph

- Obama's Latest Foreign Policy Comedy - Emmett Tyrrell, DC Examiner

- Why America Is Saying "No" - Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

- Obama's Argument Is Unsound--and Dangerous - Rajan Menon, LA Times

- Is GOP Going to Sign On to Obama's Comic-Book Internationalism? - IBD

- Obama Tries to Disown His 'Red Line' Mistake - NH Union Leader

- 'Yes' to U.S. Action in Syria - National Review

- Obama's Stealth War on Global Warming - Coral Davenport, National Jrnl

- Stop Pretending Syria Intervention Isn't Risky - John Dickerson, Slate

- President Obama Seeks an Accomplice - George Will, Washington Post

- Obama's Syria Decision Was Risky and Right - Fred Kaplan, Slate

- Obama Still Popular on the World Stage - Andrew Kohut, USA Today

- President Obama's Summer Slump - John Harris & Jonathan Allen, Politico

- The Weakened President - Cal Thomas, Townhall

- The Weight on Obama's Shoulders - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- Obama Tries to Turn Necessity Into Virtue - James Warren, NY Daily News

- The Special Relationship Will Outlive Obama - Nile Gardiner, Telegraph

- Just Do It, Mr. President - New York Post

- President Obama Blinked - Peggy Noonan, ABC News This Week

- Obama Sets Up Epic Confrontation With Congress - Byron York, Examiner

- Anger, Mockery in Syria as Obama Delays Plan - Barnard & Mullany, NYT

- President Obama, Unilateralist - Daniel Politi, Slate

- Kerry Casts Obama Decision as 'Courageous' - Stolberg & Gordon, NY Times

- Will House GOP Take the Side of Assad? - Michael Tomasky, Daily Beast

- A Case Study in How Not to Conduct Foreign Policy - Fareed Zakaria, CNN

- Is America Losing Its Sense of Historic Purpose? - Janet Daley, Telegraph

- Putin Ready to Turn Tables on Obama at G-20 - Timothy Heritage, Reuters

- Britain Helps Obama Rediscover the Constitution - Tim Stanley, Telegraph

- Aides: Obama's Reversal Came Out of the Blue - Jackson & Madhani, USAT

- Reversal Raises Questions About President's Decisiveness - Julie Pace, AP

- Why Should Lawmakers Back Obama? - Kimberly Atkins, Boston Herald

- Going to Congress a Risky Gambit - John Judis, The New Republic

- Obama Desperately Seeks Escape Hatch - Michael Goodwin, New York Post

- A Very Wise Decision by Obama - James Fallows, The Atlantic

- 5 Leadership Lessons for President Obama - James Jay Carafano, FOX News

- Can Obama Regain Lost Leverage on Spending? - Steve Dennis, Roll Call

- Aides Stunned by Obama's Last-Minute Switch - Entous & Lee, Wall St. Jrnl

- Obama an Amateur on the World Stage - Nile Gardiner, Daily Telegraph

- Obama Intimates Strike Against Syria Is Near - Alexis Simendinger, RCP

- Like Wilson, Obama Pursues a Noble Mission - Bill Scher, The Week

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