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Republicans losing public opinion wars in "fiscal cliff" talks

Negotiations are expected to continue Thursday on the "fiscal cliff" with Republicans at a growing public opinion disadvantage and approval ratings for President Barack Obama rising to levels not seen since the killing of Osama bin Laden.

 

Obama approval bounce smaller than average

Like most White House occupants, President Obama saw his approval rating rise after an election. Obama's bounce, however, turned out to be lower than the average of his predecessors. The New York Times, citing data from the Gallup Poll, noted that Obama's net job approval rating rose by 2 percentage points after his Nov. 6 election win over Mitt Romney.

 

As Romney stumbles, Obama regains his mojo

The recent shifts in the polls may be less about Mitt Romney than they are about President Obama. We have been documenting for a few days how Obama has consistently risen in polls of swing states — in many of them by several points — to the point where Romney trails basically everywhere that matters.

 

George W. Bush still has negative ratings

George W. Bush

President Obama oftens talk about the "mess" he inherited from predecessor George W. Bush, and there's a good reason for that.

 

Obama's approval rating at 5-month high

Barack Obama

President Obama is still reaping the dividends from this month's fight with the House GOP on extending the payroll tax. Obama's approval ratings are higher than his disapproval ratings for the first time since July, according to the latest Gallup Poll. About 47% of Americans approve of the way he is doing his job, while 45% disapprove of his performance. The three-day tracking poll was conducted Dec. 21-23.

 

Obama is on the rise politically

Obama is on the rise politically

President Obama appears to be moving up politically. A new Quinnipiac Poll gives Obama an approval rating of 47% -- not great, to be sure, but better than the 41% he rang up in the same poll last month.

Senh: It's good to see that his successes in foreign policy is having an effect on his approval rating. I'm sure Occupy Wall Street helped a little too.

 

US-Obama Approval: 40% Approve, 55% Disapprove (ARG 10/17-20)

American Research Group10/17-20/11; 1,100 adults, 3% margin of errorMode: Live telephone interviews...

 

No "Hope" or "Change" but Obama campaign HQ buzzes

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Barack Obama's approval ratings are down, Republican challengers are beating him in polls and the U.S. economy is in a slump, yet the Democratic president's re-election campaign headquarters is buzzing.

Senh: Republican challengers are beating Barack Obama in the polls? Really? Who? Mitt Romney? Rick Perry? It's a bit vague. It sounds like a nice sentence, but a bit of supporting evidence would help, especially considering he's leading in the latest AP-KfP polls against his republican challengers.

 

Obama Approval Rating: Likability Factor Keeping President Afloat

People like Christine Alonzo are keeping President Barack Obama afloat and giving his political team hope that he can win re-election despite high unemployment and sour attitudes about his policies and the country's future.

 

Obama hits new low in another poll -- 39%

President Obama's approval rating has sunk below 40% in another poll... On the other hand: Republicans don't poll any better.

 

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