Obama Poll Numbers

If the White House thought the president’s approval ratings would no longer dip, they were wrong. Two new polls released today show President Obama with his lowest approval ratings since he came into office. Obama’s ratings are now lower than those for Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton at the same time in their presidencies. The […]

A new poll conducted by the largest social network for African-Americans, BlackPlanet.com, and NewsOne.com, shows that 88 percent of African-Americans believe the economy has been better under President Obama than former president George W. Bush. This stands in sharp contrast to a recent Bloomberg poll released last week that showed 44 percent of Americans believe […]

A new poll shows that 44 percent of Americans believe the economy is worse off under President Obama than when George Bush was in office. The poll, conducted by Bloomberg, shows that the continuing lack of jobs available for the American public is causing alarming concern of the president’s economic direction. In an ABC News/Washington […]

The sudden spike President Obama saw on the heels of his ordered killing of Osama Bin Laden has quickly faded away. Seven national polls in the last week show a 4-7 percent drop in the president’s approval rating from 55 to 48 percent in most polls. The polls, which were conducted by news organizations such […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit its highest point in two years — 60 percent — and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll taken after U.S. forces killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. In worrisome signs for Republicans, the president’s […]

How things have changed in a matter of days. While many knew that President Obama showing his birth certificate wouldn’t raise his poll numbers, when the announcement came of him ordering the capture and eventual killing of terrorist Osama Bin Laden, many expected a rise in the polls. In our BlackPlanet/NewsOne poll conducted yesterday, close […]

Washington — Americans believe President Obama has delivered on his message of change. Unfortunately, the change is for the worse, according to a new poll. More than 50% asked say they are worse off today than they were two years ago when the country’s economic meltdown was in full swing. Just 35% say they are […]

According to a recent Gallup poll, overall, Barack Obama’s approval rating is currently 45 percent but among non-Hispanic blacks it’s 91 percent. What does this poll tells us about the president’s appeal?

From HuffingtonPost.com: During his daily press briefing on July 13, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was peppered with questions about why the president’s popularity numbers are in decline and his policy positions are so difficult to sell.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s once solid support among Hispanics is showing a few cracks, a troubling sign for Democrats desperate to get this critical constituency excited about helping the party hold onto Congress in November’s election.

LONGMONT, Colo. — Westward, uh-oh. For Democrats, the newly minted crossover voters who helped elect Barack Obama president in 2008 are displaying a rugged individualist streak and echoing tea party-type distrust of all things Washington. This is haunting the party as it struggles to keep control of Congress.