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President Obama Job Approval Among Independents

Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average6/18 - 6/28--54.041.0 +13.0
Rasmussen Reports6/26 - 6/28LV4752 -5
Democracy Corps (D)6/19 - 6/22RV5039 +11
ABC News/Wash Post6/18 - 6/21A6532 +33

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Recent Commentary & News Stories

- Roundtable on the Situation in Honduras - Special Report w/Bret Baier

- The Utterly Misbegotten Climate Bill - John Steele Gordon, Commentary

- Making Climate Change History - Kate Sheppard, The Guardian

- How ObamaCare Threatens Your Health Plan - Rich Lowry, NRO

- We're Being Force-fed a Liberal Agenda - Steve Huntley, Chicago Sun-Times

See All President Obama Job Approval Among Independents Commentary & News Stories

Polling Data

PollDateSampleApprove Disapprove Spread
RCP Average6/18 - 6/28--54.041.0 +13.0
Rasmussen Reports6/26 - 6/28LV4752 -5
Democracy Corps (D)6/19 - 6/22RV5039 +11
ABC News/Wash Post6/18 - 6/21A6532 +33
CBS News/NY Times6/12 - 6/16A5825 +33
Rasmussen Reports6/13 - 6/15LV4751 -4
Pew Research6/10 - 6/14A5629 +27
FOX News6/9 - 6/10RV6626 +40
Diageo/Hotline6/4 - 6/7RV6334 +29
Marist6/1 - 6/3RV5132 +19
Quinnipiac5/26 - 6/1RV5730 +27
Democracy Corps (D)5/26 - 6/1RV5039 +11
Rasmussen Reports5/29 - 5/31LV5445 +9
FOX News5/12 - 5/13RV5730 +27
Democracy Corps (D)5/10 - 5/12RV5834 +24
CBS News5/6 - 5/12A5928 +31
Gallup5/7 - 5/9A6625 +41
Quinnipiac4/21 - 4/27RV5333 +20
Diageo/Hotline4/23 - 4/26RV5837 +21
CBS News/NY Times4/22 - 4/26A6524 +41
Gallup4/20 - 4/26A6427 +37
ABC News/Wash Post4/21 - 4/24A6728 +39
FOX News4/22 - 4/23RV5729 +28
Marist4/21 - 4/23RV5430 +24
Pew Research4/14 - 4/21A5827 +31
Cook/RT Strategies4/8 - 4/11RV5530 +25
Ipsos/McClatchy4/2 - 4/6A5729 +28
Pew Research3/31 - 4/6A5627 +29
CBS News/NY Times4/1 - 4/5A6324 +39
Marist4/1 - 4/3RV5823 +35
FOX News3/31 - 4/1RV5235 +17
Quinnipiac3/24 - 3/30RV5632 +24
Diageo/Hotline3/26 - 3/29RV6330 +33
Democracy Corps (D)3/25 - 3/29RV4940 +9
CBS News3/20 - 3/22354 A6017 +43
Rasmussen Reports3/13 - 3/15RV5148 +3
CBS News3/12 - 3/16422 A5822 +36
Gallup3/9 - 3/15A5926 +33
Pew Research3/9 - 3/12432 A5727 +30
Newsweek3/4 - 3/5453 A5129 +22
FOX News3/3 - 3/4197 RV6124 +37
Rasmussen Reports3/1 - 3/3LV5840 +18
Diageo/Hotline2/28 - 3/2287 RV6725 +42
Quinnipiac2/25 - 3/2RV5326 +27
Cook/RT Strategies2/27 - 3/1264 RV5130 +21
CBS News/NY Times2/18 - 2/22400 A5230 +22
FOX News2/17 - 2/18166 RV6219 +43
Rasmussen Reports2/11 - 2/13LV4949Tie
Democracy Corps (D)2/9 - 2/10RV5128 +23
Pew Research2/4 - 2/8420 A6314 +49
CBS News2/2 - 2/4326 A5612 +44
FOX News1/27 - 1/28196 RV6416 +48
Rasmussen Reports1/25 - 1/27LV5344 +9
Diageo/Hotline1/21 - 1/24121 RV654 +61

All Commentary & News Stories

- Roundtable on the Situation in Honduras - Special Report w/Bret Baier

- The Utterly Misbegotten Climate Bill - John Steele Gordon, Commentary

- Making Climate Change History - Kate Sheppard, The Guardian

- How ObamaCare Threatens Your Health Plan - Rich Lowry, NRO

- We're Being Force-fed a Liberal Agenda - Steve Huntley, Chicago Sun-Times

- When to Ration Health Care - Michael Kinsley, Washington Post

- Shields and Brooks Debate Health Care, Climate Bill - The NewsHour

- Analysts Debate Cap-and-Trade - The NewsHour

- We Don't Need Radical Health Care Reform - George Will, Washington Post

- One Nation Under Medicare - Jonathan Alter, Newsweek

- The Obama World Order - Michael Tomasky, New York Magazine

- Understanding the Age of Obama - Victor Davis Hanson, RealClearPolitics

- Too Big to Fail, or Succeed - Peter Wallison, Wall Street Journal

- Health Care Costs Must Be Controlled - Peter Orszag, Financial Times

- Obama Plan Worse Than Status Quo - Douglas O'Brien, American Thinker

- How Obama Needs to Sell Health Care - Stan Greenberg, The New Republic

- Obama's Plan: Hypocritical and Dishonest - Robert Samuelson, Newsweek

- Concern Mounts About Obama's Spending - Scott Wilson, Washington Post

- Mr. President, Another Speech Please - Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard

- After the Crisis, Capitalism Is Discredited - Joseph Stiglitz, Vanity Fair

- Obama Takes Health Care Arguments to Green Bay - Milwaukee JS

- A Czar Too Far: Govt Should Not Be Meddling in Pay - Detroit News

- Deficit Emerges As Major Political Issue - Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal

- Why Obama Should Keep the Heat on Israel - Peter Beinart, Time

- Why Israelis Are Cool on the Obama Speech - Judea Pearl, Wall St. Journal

- Will America Follow California's Example? - Frank Donatelli, Politico

- GOP Ignores Changing Demographics at Its Peril - Mike Murphy, Time

- Obama's Coalition is Holding Up - Michael Tomasky, NY Review of Books

- Mike Murphy's Strange Math - Jay Cost, RealClearPolitics

- Blaming the Guy Before Doesn't Work Long - Peter Baker, New York Times

- Five Things the Virginia Election Results Don't Mean - Mike Madden, Salon

- Obama's "Gift" May Have a Downside - Tom Bevan, RealClearPolitics

- How Republicans Got Cast as "Angry White Males" - Peggy Noonan, WSJ

- Time to Change the Tone of 'Politics' Coverage - Stu Rothenberg, Roll Call

- Why Is the Right Doing So Well in Europe? - Anne Applebaum, Slate

- The Importance of Being Obama - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- Obama, The Anti-Reagan - Pat Buchanan, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

- Pittsburgh's Rebirth vs. Detroit's Bailout - Howard Fineman, Newsweek

- White House Undermines Its Case for Sotomayor - John Dickerson, Slate

- Obama's America: Too Fat to Fail - Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal

- A New Beginning With Muslims - President Barack Obama

- It's All Reagan's Fault - Paul Krugman, New York Times

- Is $50 Billion the Limit for GM? Don't Bet On It - Mickey Kaus, Slate

- The Media's Infatuation with Obama - Robert Samuelson, Newsweek

- Obama, Incorporated - Rich Lowry, New York Post

- President Obama Must Not Stifle America's Dynamism - The Economist

- Exacting Change - Robert Borosage & Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation

- Obama, Sotomayor, Ricci & White Male Privilege - David Paul Kuhn, RCP

- Sotomayor is No Leftist - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- D.C. to Look Into Accepting Gitmo Inmates - Martin Austermuhle, DCist

- Health Bill Would Fix What's Broken - Sen. Edward Kennedy, Boston Globe

- What's a Liberal Justice Now? - Jeffrey Rosen, New York Times Magazine

- Questions for Sotomayor - Neomi Rao, Wall Street Journal

- Interview with Senator John McCain - Hannity

- On North Korea, First, Take a Deep Breath - Fred Kaplan, Slate

- Obama's Pick Is a Winner, Already - Joe Conason, New York Observer

- Judge Sotomayor's Identity Problem - Ronald Cass, RealClearPolitics

- Inside the Moderately Liberal Mind of Sotomayor - Richard Lacayo, Time

- Why Didn't She Explain Herself in the Race Case? - Emily Bazelon, Slate

- Why is Obama Getting Creamed in Budget Debate? - Jonathan Chait, TNR

- Obama Has Few Options With North Korea - David Sanger, New York Times

- A Little Mockery From the Axis of Evil - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

- Obama Cededs Ground on Torture to Cheney - Gary Younge, The Guardian

- Liberals Frustrated on Guns and Guantanamo - Associated Press

- Obama Redefines 'Transparency' - Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard

- The Bankruptcies We Need - Robert Samuelson, Newsweek

- Debate Between Sen. Durbin and Newt Gingrich - Meet the Press

- Hard Fixes for Medicare and Social Security - Associated Press

- Some Obama Enemies Made Totally of Straw - Helene Cooper, NY Times

- Senate GOP: Not So Fast on Court Pick - Mike Allen, Politico

- A Worthy Debate - David Broder, Washington Post

- Earl Warren, a Justice With Empathy - Jim Newton, Los Angeles Times

- Obama's Speechifying Lost Out to Cheney's Facts - Michael Goodwin, NYDN

- When Nuance Becomes a Flip-flop - Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times

- Have We Already Lost Iran? - Flynt & Hillary Mann Leverett, NY Times

- Obama Not Rising to Meet Challenge of Gay Marriage - Frank Rich, NYT

- Obama's Speech Exposed Shallow Rhetoric - Byron York, DC Examiner

- Netanyahu in the Ring with Obama - David Horovitz, Jerusalem Post

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

- How Biden Wrecked the Judicial Confirmation Process - Collin Levy, WSJ

- The Gitmo Myth and the Torture Canard - Arthur Herman, Commentary

- Two Approaches, No Middle Ground - Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal

- Send Cheney Back to the Bunker! - Fred Kaplan, Slate

- Identity Politics And Sotomayor - Stuart Taylor, National Journal

- Our President Isn't Quite as Advertised - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- The Ground Shifts Under The Auto Industry - Francis Cianfrocca, RCP

- Obama's Extreme Makeover of Our Culture - Arianna Huffington, HuffPo

- Health Costs Are the Real Deficit Threat - Peter Orszag, Wall Street Journal

- The Indecipherable Language of Government - Peggy Noonan, WSJ

- Obama Practices Dishonest Politics He Ran Against - Mike Murphy, Time

- Obama's Moment on Health Care Reform - Jonathan Alter, Newsweek

- Call Obama's Political Favoritism What It Is - George Will, Washington Post

- Harry, Louise and Barack - Paul Krugman, New York Times

- Moderate Democrats Become Decisive Factor - Matthew Dallek, Politico

- Ominous Parallels Between Obama & Bush - Bill Frezza, RealClearMarkets

- Something Bad is Happening in Obama's America - David Frum, Nat'l Post

- Obama, Congress Go AWOL on Fiscal Responsibility - USA Today

- Catholic Political Divide Over Obama at Notre Dame - Associated Press

- Unstable Trio Endangers World - Greg Sheridan, The Australian

- How the Republicans Can Come Back - Joe Scarborough, Time