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


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.


New Poll Shows Obama Falling, But Not Below GOP Contenders

Economic anxiety is driving President Obama's approval rating to nearly its lowest level yet, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows, but he still edges out any possible GOP opponent for 2012.


Obama's ratings inch up as economy improves

Obama's ratings inch up as economy improves

President Barack Obama's approval ratings inched up again this month as Americans grew slightly more optimistic about the economy and the future, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.


Obama approval rises as economy improves: poll

Obama approval rises as economy improves: poll

President Barack Obama is getting a bump in his approval ratings from an improving U.S. economy but Americans want him to focus on reducing U.S. debt and spending, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.


Obama: Below 50 percent approval

President Obama's job-approval rating has slipped below 50% in the Gallup Poll for the first time in his presidency, pulled down by concerns about the economy, federal spending and health care legislation. In daily tracking from Tuesday through ...


Obama Approval Ratings Decline on Central Issues

Washington Post-ABC News Poll | Public view of president slips on key issues, such as health-care reform, economy and federal budget deficit.


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