More Approval Ratings Articles

  • Obama's six-year itch

    As troubles mount at home and abroad, Obama instead focuses on fundraisers and his vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

  • Hillary Clinton's job approval rating as low as Obama's

    A Politico poll strongly suggests that Hillary Clinton's attempts to put some distance between herself and the president's record are unavailing and perhaps doomed to failure.

  • Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. And the tea party is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not. People talk about throwing...

  • Tumbling Down: Obama's approval rating takes another hit

    Can anything slow the steady and persistent rise in President Obama's disapproval rating?

  • Obama polling lower than George W. Bush on competency

    Americans now view President Obama as less competent than George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency, according to a new poll.

  • Gallup: Eric Cantor's defeat the first of many more for incumbents

    Gallup has put House and Senate incumbents on the politically endangered list, predicting that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's upset defeat last week will be repeated around the nation because election indicators are at historic lows.



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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