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President Obama Job Approval

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President Barack Obama Historical Job Approval

 
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1st Term 49.6 44.9 +4.7 2nd Term 45.9 49.6 -3.7
2009 56.5 36.3 +20.2 2013 46.4 48.6 -2.2
2010 46.9 47.4 -0.5 2014 42.5 52.9 -10.4
2011 46.5 47.9 -1.4 2015 45.0 50.5 -5.5
2012 48.6 47.3 +1.3 2016 49.8 46.5 +3.3
President Trump Job Approval | President Bush Job Approval 

President Barack Obama Historical Job Approval

 
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
 
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
1st Term 49.6 44.9 +4.7 2nd Term 45.9 49.6 -3.7
2009 56.5 36.3 +20.2 2013 46.4 48.6 -2.2
2010 46.9 47.4 -0.5 2014 42.5 52.9 -10.4
2011 46.5 47.9 -1.4 2015 45.0 50.5 -5.5
2012 48.6 47.3 +1.3 2016 49.8 46.5 +3.3
President Trump Job Approval | President Bush Job Approval 

President Barack Obama Historical Job Approval

 
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
 
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
1st Term 49.6 44.9 +4.7 2nd Term 45.9 49.6 -3.7
2009 56.5 36.3 +20.2 2013 46.4 48.6 -2.2
2010 46.9 47.4 -0.5 2014 42.5 52.9 -10.4
2011 46.5 47.9 -1.4 2015 45.0 50.5 -5.5
2012 48.6 47.3 +1.3 2016 49.8 46.5 +3.3

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average1/3 - 1/18--57.239.3+17.9
FOX NewsFOX News1/15 - 1/181006 RV5739+18
GallupGallup1/15 - 1/181500 A5838+20
Economist/YouGovYouGov1/14 - 1/171078 RV5442+12
Reuters/IpsosReuters1/13 - 1/172070 A5641+15
CBS NewsCBS News1/13 - 1/161257 A6236+26
Rasmussen ReportsRasmussen1/12 - 1/161500 LV6238+24
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP1/12 - 1/151005 A6038+22
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC1/12 - 1/151000 A6039+21
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ1/12 - 1/151000 A5640+16
MonmouthMonmouth1/12 - 1/15708 RV5440+14
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac1/5 - 1/9899 RV5539+16
Pew ResearchPew1/4 - 1/91502 A5540+15
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP1/3 - 1/9904 A5541+14

All President Obama Job Approval Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
President Obama Job Approval
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Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average1/3 - 1/18--57.239.3+17.9
FOX NewsFOX News1/15 - 1/181006 RV5739+18
GallupGallup1/15 - 1/181500 A5838+20
Economist/YouGovYouGov1/14 - 1/171078 RV5442+12
Reuters/IpsosReuters1/13 - 1/172070 A5641+15
CBS NewsCBS News1/13 - 1/161257 A6236+26
Rasmussen ReportsRasmussen1/12 - 1/161500 LV6238+24
ABC News/Wash PostABC/WP1/12 - 1/151005 A6038+22
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC1/12 - 1/151000 A6039+21
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ1/12 - 1/151000 A5640+16
MonmouthMonmouth1/12 - 1/15708 RV5440+14
Economist/YouGovYouGov1/7 - 1/101069 RV5146+5
Reuters/IpsosReuters1/6 - 1/101787 A5244+8
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac1/5 - 1/9899 RV5539+16
Pew ResearchPew1/4 - 1/91502 A5540+15
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP1/3 - 1/9904 A5541+14
Economist/YouGovYouGov12/31 - 1/31234 RV5143+8
Reuters/IpsosReuters12/30 - 1/31961 A5244+8
Economist/YouGovYouGov12/24 - 12/271196 RV5144+7
Economist/YouGovYouGov12/17 - 12/20998 RV5044+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters12/16 - 12/202065 A5641+15
USA Today/SuffolkUSA Today12/14 - 12/181000 RV5441+13
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ12/12 - 12/151000 A5242+10
FOX NewsFOX News12/11 - 12/131034 RV5341+12
Economist/YouGovYouGov12/10 - 12/131051 RV5145+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters12/9 - 12/131208 A5441+13
CBS NewsCBS News12/9 - 12/131259 A5636+20
PPP (D)PPP (D)12/6 - 12/71224 RV5045+5
McClatchy/MaristMcClatchy12/1 - 12/9873 RV5542+13
Reuters/IpsosReuters12/2 - 12/61716 A5342+11
Economist/YouGovYouGov12/3 - 12/5977 RV5245+7
BloombergBloomberg12/2 - 12/5999 A5442+12
Pew ResearchPew11/30 - 12/51502 A5837+21
IBD/TIPPIBD/TIPP11/28 - 12/4902 A5540+15
GWU/BattlegroundGWU/Battleground11/28 - 12/11000 RV5342+11
Economist/YouGovYouGov11/28 - 11/291079 RV5245+7
Reuters/IpsosReuters11/25 - 11/291704 A5342+11
Economist/YouGovYouGov11/19 - 11/221002 RV5541+14
Reuters/IpsosReuters11/18 - 11/221645 A5340+13
QuinnipiacQuinnipiac11/17 - 11/201071 RV5043+7
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC11/17 - 11/201003 A5741+16
The AtlanticThe Atlantic11/16 - 11/211000 A5640+16
Economist/YouGovYouGov11/12 - 11/151345 RV5145+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters11/11 - 11/151761 A5044+6
Washington PostWash Post11/11 - 11/141002 A5640+16
Economist/YouGovYouGov11/4 - 11/73677 LV5049+1
FOX NewsFOX News11/3 - 11/61295 LV5247+5
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ11/3 - 11/51282 LV5344+9
McClatchy/MaristMcClatchy11/1 - 11/3940 LV5145+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters10/29 - 11/22708 A5145+6
CBS News/NY TimesCBS/NYT10/28 - 11/11561 A5440+14
Economist/YouGovYouGov10/30 - 11/11233 LV4949Tie
Economist/YouGovYouGov10/22 - 10/261209 LV4851-3
FOX NewsFOX News10/22 - 10/251221 LV5346+7
Pew ResearchPew10/20 - 10/252583 A5442+12
USA Today/SuffolkUSA Today10/20 - 10/241000 LV5441+13
Associated Press-GfKAP-GfK10/20 - 10/241212 LV5347+6
Reuters/IpsosReuters10/20 - 10/241777 A4847+1
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC10/20 - 10/231017 A5543+12
Economist/YouGovYouGov10/15 - 10/18925 RV5048+2
FOX NewsFOX News10/15 - 10/17912 LV5046+4
BloombergBloomberg10/14 - 10/171006 LV5144+7
Reuters/IpsosReuters10/13 - 10/171750 A5145+6
NBC News/Wall St. JrnlNBC/WSJ10/10 - 10/131000 RV5344+9
FOX NewsFOX News10/10 - 10/12917 LV5741+16
GWU/BattlegroundGWU/Battleground10/8 - 10/131000 LV5344+9
Economist/YouGovYouGov10/7 - 10/8971 RV4949Tie
Reuters/IpsosReuters10/6 - 10/103567 A5244+8
FOX NewsFOX News10/3 - 10/6896 LV5148+3
Economist/YouGovYouGov10/1 - 10/3911 RV4949Tie
Reuters/IpsosReuters9/29 - 10/31928 A5145+6
CNN/ORCCNN/ORC9/28 - 10/21501 A5544+11
CBS NewsCBS News9/28 - 10/21217 RV5143+8
FOX NewsFOX News9/27 - 9/29911 LV5246+6
PPP (D)PPP (D)9/27 - 9/28933 LV4848Tie
Reuters/IpsosReuters9/22 - 9/261705 A4647-1

All Commentary & News Stories

- FBI Notes Confirm Obama Directed Flynn Operation - Davis & Hemingway, The Federalist

- Why Obama Intelligence Assessment Is Being Investigated - John Solomon, JTN

- Cognitive Dissonance in Post-Obama America - Robert McCain, American Spectator

- Obama's New Statement Exposes Trump's Failures - Zack Beauchamp, Vox

- Obama Officials Owe Nation an Apology for Abuse of Power - Ari Fleischer, The Hill

- What Did Obama Know and When Did He Know It? - Matt Margolis, PJ Media

- ObamaGate Isn't a 'Distraction'—It's About Outrageous Abuses - New York Post

- How the Obama Admin Weaponized Surveillance Laws - John Davidson, The Federalist

- Obamagate Is a Nonexistent Scandal - Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer

- Why the Media Wants to Pretend Obamagate Isn't Real - Stephen Kruiser, PJ Media

- Obamagate Is the Ultimate Republican Non-Scandal - Alex Shephard, New Republic

- Obama's Presidency Scandal-Free? It Was Anything But - Kevin Williamson, NY Post

- Obama Admin Politicized and Weaponized Justice Dept. - Chris Christie, This Week

- Barack Obama's Curious Obsession with Gen. Michael Flynn - Charles Hurt, Breitbart

- 'Obamagate' an Attempt to Distract From Trump's Failures - Richard Wolffe, Guardian

- The Media Know 'Obamagate' Is a Huge Scandal - John Davidson, The Federalist

- Obama's 'Rule of Law' Hypocrisy - Patrick Eddington, The Hill

- Why Did Obama Tell the FBI to Hide Its Activities? - Margot Cleveland, The Federalist

- Obama Sounds Alarm After DOJ Drops Case Against Flynn - Cristina Cabrera, TPM

- Barack Obama Forgets Bill Clinton Got Away w/Perjury - David Marcus, Federalist

- Obama Officials, FBI Collaborated on ‘Collusion’ Narrative - Andrew McCarthy, NRO

- Plot to Frame Flynn Goes All the Way Up to Obama - Sidney Powell, Sun Morning Futures

- A Biden-Michelle Obama Ticket Would Win In a Landslide - Brent Budowsky, The Hill

- How the Obamas Could Easily Win Eight More Years in WH - Michael Walsh, NY Post

- The Return of Barack Obama - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- Democrats Coming Together in 2020 Presidential Race - Donna Brazile, FOX News

- Sanders, Obama Lead Democratic Unity Surge - Brent Budowsky, The Hill

- Obama Finally Surrenders and Endorses Biden - Michael Goodwin, New York Post

- Obama's Biden Endorsement Doesn't Go Far Enough - Jeet Heer, The Nation

- The Secret Weapon Hidden in Obama's Endorsement of Biden - Joe Lockhart, CNN

- Obama's Endorsement Won't Help Biden - Kaylee McGhee, Washington Examiner

- Barack Obama Wins the Democratic Primary - Ryan Lizza, Politico

- Obama's Failure to Restock Respirators Created a 2020 Crisis - Christine Dolan, JTN

- Obama Should Bench Biden While Dems Find New Candidate - Michael Goodwin, NYP

- Biden Is Obama Without the Fake Greek Columns - Charles Hurt, Washington Times

- Biden's Connection to Obama Matters to Black Voters - Kaylee McGhee, DC Examiner

- ObamaCare: 10 Years of Distress and Disappointment - Chris Talgo, The Hill

- Barack Obama Still Isn't Ready to Step In - Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic

- After SC, Obama Could Alter 2020 Race for Biden - John Podhoretz, New York Post

- Barack Obama Needs to Halt Sanders' Momentum - Kevin Walling, The Hill

- Obama Could Stop Sanders--But Does He Want To? - Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine

- What Obama's Saying in Private About Dem Primary - Gabriel DeBenedetti, NY Magazine

- Obama's 2016 Warning: Trump Is a 'Fascist' - Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic

- When Kobe Bryant Took on Barack Obama - David Axelrod, CNN

- Trump Is Using Obama's Money Model to Win - Issues & Insights

- When Clinton and Obama Had THEIR Meltdown - David Axelrod, CNN

- Trump's Iran Policy Isn't the Problem; Barack Obama's Was - Ben Shapiro, Daily Wire

- Can the President Just Kill Anyone He Wants Now? - Joshau Keating, Slate

- Should Obama Have Been Impeached? - Andrew McCarthy, National Review

- Obama Admin Spied, the FBI Lied, but Trump Gets Impeached? - Charles Hurt, WT

- Obama's FBI Turned Into Arm of Hillary Clinton Campaign - Liz Harrington, FOX News

- Democrats Didn't Care When Obama Obstructed Justice - Matt Margolis, PJ Media

- China Proves It: Obama Really Was a Sap - Issues & Insights

- Obama Is Wrong: Dems Are Not #TooFarLeft - David Love, CNN

- Dear Obama: Your Patronising Lectures Are Getting Old - Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian

- The Conformity of 'Wokeness' - Guy Redmer, Washington Examiner

- Obama Pardoned Terrorists & Traitors, But Orange Man Bad? - Matt Margolis, PJM

- Is Joe Biden or Deval Patrick Obama's Rightful Heir? - Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic

- Dems Need to Stop Being Such Babies About Obama - Ryan Cooper, The Week

- Message to Obama, 'Woke' Kids Want Progress - Malaika Jabali, The Guardian

- Obama Would've Been Impeached Under Dem Standards - Jason Chaffetz, FOX News

- Dems Are Sacrificing Biden — to Salvage Obama - Charles Hurt, Washington Times

- Trump Repeating Key Obama Middle East Mistakes - Rich Lowry, New York Post

- How Obama's Team Set Up Trump's Syrian Dilemma - Michael Doran, New York Post

- Trump Defenders Should Ask: What if Obama Did This? - Clarence Page, Chicago Trib

- Trump Critics Overlook Obama's Diastrous Legacy - James Kirchick, Standpoint

- 2020 Dems Love Obama, Hate Obama's Policies - Matt Welch, Reason

- Obama's Policy Ideas Were an Economic & Political Failure - Farhad Manjoo, NY Times

- Trump's Dangerous Insecurity About Obama - Juan Williams, The Hill

- Netflix Debuts Its Obama Manifesto - Armond White, National Review

- The Obamas' First Big Anti-Trump Statement of 2020 - Ted Johnson, Politico

- Flashback: Dems Doubted Obama's Reelection Chances - Matt Margolis, PJ Media

- Democrats Become the Hannibal Lecter Party - John Harris & Daniel Strauss, Politico

- Obama Could Give Biden a Boost. So Why's He Staying Silent? - Liz Peek, FOX News

- Dems Have Good Reason to Ditch Obama's Lousy Legacy - David Harsanyi, NY Post

- Debates Show How Much Obama's Presidency Has Shrunk - Jonah Goldberg, NRO

- Joe Biden Needs More Than Obama's Legacy to Win - Kaylee McGhee, DC Examiner

- Kamala Harris Is No Barack Obama - Ethan Epstein, Washington Times

- Obama & Biden Are Getting the Reckoning They Deserve - Branko Marcetic, ITT

- Leftists Have Turned Obama Into Mitt Romney - Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

- Has the Iowa Launch Pad Lost Its Magic? - Julian Zelizer, CNN

- Obama & Trump Broke the Mold. What Happens Next? - Dan Balz, Washington Post

- Biden Wants to Take Us Back to Obama Years. No Thanks - Cal Thomas, FOX News

- Trump's Economy Is Strong. Obama's Was Better - Froma Harrop, Seattle Times

- Obama and the Arrogant Left Will Never Learn - Cheryl Chumley, Washington Times

- Obama, Not Trump, the True Menace to the Media - Joseph Curl, Washington Times

- Biden Parrots Lie About the 'Scandal-Free' Obama Admin - Becket Adams, Examiner

- The Walls Are Closing In On Obama - Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

- Even Dems Know Obama Policies Made America Worse - Scott Jennings, Louisville CJ

- Obama Helped Create the Dems' 'Circular Firing Squad' - Charlie Kirk, FOX News

- Trump's Commitment to Israel a Refreshing Change From Obama - Kim Guilfoyle, DC

- Buttigieg Is the Media's 'It' Candidate - Joe Concha, The Hill

- The Media's National Emergency Double Standard - Barbara Boland, Spectator USA

- Ben Rhodes: 'Trump Is Just Tearing Things Down' - Christoph Scheuermann, Der Spiegel

- Who Are the Adults Who Act and Govern as Children? - Jack Hellner, American Thinker

- Barack Obama and the Perpetual Presidency - Victor Davis Hanson, Washington Times

- Obama Is Still Electoral Kryptonite in Swing States - Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Federalist

- Barack Obama Loses Again - Tiana Lowe, Washington Examiner

- Biggest Loser of the Midterms? Barack Obama - Monica Showalter, American Thinker

- Obama Makes Midterm Push to Protect Legacy - Niall Stanage, The Hill