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CNN/ORC Poll. Nov. 21-23, 2014. N=1,045 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

45 53 2    
 

9/25-28/14

42 56 3    
 

9/5-7/14

43 56 1    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 61 1    
 

9/6-8/13

43 56 2    
 

6/11-13/13

42 57 1    
 

4/5-7/13

44 54 2    
 

1/14-15/13

48 51 1    
 

11/11-13/11

35 63 2    
 

9/9-11/11

36 61 3    
 

8/24-25/11

34 65 1    
 

8/5-7/11

34 64 2    
 

5/24-26/11

41 58 1    
 

3/18-20/11

39 60 1    
 

1/21-23/11

45 54 -    
 

11/11-14/10

40 58 2    
 

9/1-2/10

40 59 2    
 

7/16-21/10

42 57 -    
 

3/25-28/10

44 55 1    
 

3/19-21/10

43 54 2    
 

1/8-10/10

44 54 2    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

46 54 1    
 

9/11-13/09

54 45 1    
 

8/28-31/09

49 51 -    
 

3/12-15/09

59 40 2    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling foreign affairs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

42 54 3    
 

9/25-28/14

42 54 4    
 

9/5-7/14

40 57 3    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

40 57 3    
 

9/6-8/13

40 57 3    
 

6/11-13/13

44 54 2    
 

4/5-7/13

49 48 4    
 

1/14-15/13

54 42 4    
 

9/9-11/11

47 50 3    
 

8/24-25/11

50 47 3    
 

8/5-7/11

47 50 3    
 

3/18-20/11

54 43 3    
 

1/21-23/11

57 40 3    
 

11/11-14/10

49 46 5    
 

3/25-28/10

51 44 4    
 

1/8-10/10

51 46 3    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

51 47 2    
 

9/11-13/09

58 38 4    
 

8/28-31/09

54 42 3    
 

3/12-15/09

66 28 6    
 

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling health care policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

43 56 1    
 

9/25-28/14

42 56 2    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

36 63 1    
 

9/6-8/13

42 55 3    
 

4/5-7/13

44 54 2    
 

1/14-15/13

50 49 2    
 

11/11-13/11

38 59 3    
 

5/24-26/11

40 57 2    
 

3/18-20/11

41 58 2    
 

1/21-23/11

44 55 1    
 

7/16-21/10

44 54 2    
 

3/25-28/10

45 54 1    
 

3/19-21/10

40 58 2    
 

1/8-10/10

40 59 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

42 57 2    
 

9/11-13/09

51 47 2    
 

8/28-31/09

44 53 3    
 

3/12-15/09

57 41 2    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling terrorism?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

47 50 3    
 

9/25-28/14

46 50 4    
 

9/5-7/14

41 57 2    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

49 49 2    
 

6/11-13/13

52 45 3    
 

1/14-15/13

65 33 2    
 

8/24-25/11

62 37 1    
 

8/5-7/11

62 35 3    
 

5/24-26/11

65 34 1    
 

1/21-23/11

60 38 3    
 

11/11-14/10

56 38 6    
 

9/1-2/10

50 47 3    
 

7/16-21/10

52 46 2    
 

3/19-21/10

53 45 2    
 

1/8-10/10

50 49 1    
 

8/28-31/09

52 45 3    
 

3/12-15/09

61 35 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling illegal immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

44 53 3    
 

9/5-7/14

34 62 4    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

35 61 5    
 

6/11-13/13

40 56 4    
 

4/5-7/13

44 50 6    
 

1/21-23/11

38 57 4    
 

7/16-21/10

38 59 3    
 

3/19-21/10

37 56 7    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

36 58 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling environmental policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

48 45 7    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

49 45 7    
 

1/14-15/13

60 36 4    
 

3/19-21/10

55 37 8    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

62 33 5    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has gone too far, has been about right, or has not gone far enough in expanding the power of the presidency and executive branch?"

 
    Too far About
right
Not far
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

11/21-23/14

48 29 21 2  
 

7/18-20/14

45 30 22 3  
             

"Based on what you have read or heard, do you believe that President Obama should be impeached and removed from office, or don't you feel that way?"

 
    Should be
impeached
Don't feel
that way
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/21-23/14

29 70 1    
 

Democrats

5 95 -    
 

Independents

30 68 2    
 

Republicans

56 43 1    
 
 

7/18-20/14

33 65 1    

 

Quinnipiac University. Nov. 18-23, 2014. N=1,623 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.4.

             

"Who do you trust more to make decisions that are good for the country: President Obama or the Republicans in Congress?"

 
    President
Obama
Republicans
in Congress
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

11/18-23/14

42 47 12    
             

"Do you believe there will be more gridlock or less gridlock in the final two years of the Obama presidency?"

 
    More Less Same
(vol.)
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

11/18-23/14

67 19 4 10  
             

"If there is continued gridlock in Washington, who do you believe will be to blame: President Obama or Republicans in Congress?"

 
    President
Obama
Republicans
in Congress
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

11/18-23/14

44 42 14    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). Nov. 14-17, 2014. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.
RV = registered voters. Among adults, except where indicated.

 

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing in handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/14-17/14

43 53 4    
 

10/8-12/14 RV

43 53 4    
 

9/3-7/14 RV

43 53 4    
 

7/30 - 8/3/14

42 53 5    
 

6/11-15/14

41 54 5    
 

4/23-27/14

42 54 4    
 

3/5-9/14

41 56 3    
 

12/4-8/13

39 58 3    
 

9/5-8/13

45 52 3    
 

7/17-21/13

45 51 4    
 

5/30 - 6/2/13

46 49 5    
 

4/5-8/13

47 50 3    
 

2/21-24/13

44 51 5    
 

1/12-15/13

49 48 3    
 

12/6-9/12

49 47 4    
 

11/1-3/12 LV

47 51 2    
 

10/17-20/12 RV

46 52 2    
 

9/26-30/12 RV

46 51 3    
 

9/12-16/12 RV

47 51 2    
 

7/18-22/12 RV

44 53 3    
 

6/20-24/12

42 53 5    
 

5/16-20/12

43 52 5    
 

4/13-17/12

45 52 3    
 

2/29 - 3/3/12

45 51 4    
 

1/22-24/12

45 50 5    
 

12/7-11/11

39 57 4    
 

11/2-5/11

40 57 3    
 

10/6-10/11

39 57 4    
 

8/27-31/11

37 59 4    
 

7/14-17/11

43 54 3    
 

6/9-13/11

41 54 5    
 

5/5-7/11

37 58 5    
 

3/31 - 4/4/11

45 52 3    
 

2/24-28/11

46 49 5    
 

1/13-17/11

45 50 5    
 

12/9-13/10

42 54 4    
 

11/11-15/10

42 54 4    
 

10/14-18/10 RV

43 53 4    
 

9/22-26/10

42 54 4    
 

8/26-30/10

39 56 5    
 

8/5-9/10

44 52 4    
 

6/17-21/10

46 50 4    
 

5/6-10/10

48 46 6    
 

3/11, 13-14/10

47 50 3    
 

1/23-25/10

47 49 4    
 

1/10-14/10

43 49 8    
 

12/11-14/09

42 51 7    
 

10/22-25/09

47 46 7    
 

9/17-20/09

50 42 8    
 

7/24-27/09

49 44 7    
 

6/12-15/09

51 38 11    
 

4/23-26/09

55 37 8    
 

2/26 - 3/1/09

56 31 13    
 

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing in handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/14-17/14

38 56 6    
 

10/8-12/14 RV

31 61 8    
 

9/3-7/14 RV

32 62 6    
 

7/30 - 8/3/14

36 60 4    
 

6/11-15/14

37 57 6    
 

4/23-27/14

38 53 9    
 

3/5-9/14

41 53 6    
 

12/4-8/13

44 48 8    
 

8/28-29/13

41 49 10    
 

7/17-21/13

46 46 8    
 

4/5-8/13

46 43 11    
 

12/6-9/12

52 40 8    
 

10/17-20/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

9/26-30/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

9/12-16/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

7/18-22/12 RV

53 41 6    
 

5/16-20/12

51 42 7    
 

1/22-24/12

51 41 8    
 

11/2-5/11

52 41 7    
 

8/27-31/11

50 45 5    
 

6/9-13/11

50 44 6    
 

5/5-7/11

57 35 8    
 

3/31 - 4/4/11

49 46 5    
 

11/11-15/10

48 44 8    
 

1/10-14/10

50 37 13    
 

12/11-14/09

49 42 9    
 

10/22-25/09

51 39 10    
 

9/17-20/09

50 36 14    
 

7/24-27/09

57 33 10    
 

6/12-15/09

54 36 10    
 

4/23-26/09

56 31 13    
 

"Who do you want to see take the lead role in setting policy for the country: Barack Obama or the Congress?"

 
    Barack
Obama
Congress Shared/
Equal (vol.)
Neither
(vol.)
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

11/14-17/14

33 56 5 3 3

 

USA Today Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Nov. 13-16, 2014. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.6.

             

"Thinking about the impact of this month's midterm elections, do you think the new Republican Congress and President Obama will work together more closely to reach bipartisan agreement on issues, do you think they will work together less closely, or do you think it will remain about the same?"

 
    More
closely
Less
closely
About
the same
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

11/13-16/14

15 27 53 4  

 

Pew Research Center. Nov. 6-9, 2014. N=1,353 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

             

"How much do you think that Barack Obama will be able to accomplish in the remaining two years of his presidency? Do you think he will be able to accomplish a great deal of what he would like to do over the next two years, some of it, not much, or do you think he will not be able to accomplish anything at all?"

 
    A great
deal
Some Not
much
Nothing
at all
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

11/6-9/14

6 33 38 21 3
             

"Who in Washington do you think should take the lead in solving the nation's problems: President Obama, or the Republican congressional leaders?"

 
    President
Obama
Republican
leaders
Neither/
Both (vol.)
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

11/6-9/14

40 41 16 3  
 

11/4-7/10

49 30 16 5  
             

"As best you can tell, do you approve or disapprove of Republican congressional leaders' policies and plans for the future?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

11/6-9/14

44 43 13    
             

"Generally, do you think Republican leaders in Congress will be successful or unsuccessful in getting their programs passed into law?"

 
    Successful Unsuccessful Mixed/Get
some passed
(vol.)
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

11/6-9/14

49 40 5 6  
             

"Next year should the Republican leaders in Washington try as best they can to work with Barack Obama to accomplish things, even if it means disappointing some groups of Republican supporters, OR, should they stand up to Barack Obama on issues that are important to Republican supporters, even if it means less gets done in Washington?" N=670 (Form 1)

 
    Work with
Obama
Stand up
to Obama
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

11/6-9/14

57 40 3    
 

11/4-7/10

55 38 8    
             

"Next year should Barack Obama try as best he can to work with Republican leaders to accomplish things, even if it means disappointing some groups of Democratic supporters, OR, should he stand up to the Republicans on issues that are important to Democratic supporters, even if it means less gets done in Washington?" N=683 (Form 2)

 
    Work with
Republicans
Stand up to
Republicans
Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

11/6-9/14

62 30 8    
 

11/4-7/10

62 27 11    
             

"How concerned are you, if at all, that Republicans controlling Congress will lead to them spending too much time investigating the Obama administration and the Democrats in Congress: very concerned, fairly concerned, not too concerned, or not at all concerned?"

 
    Very
concerned
Fairly
concerned
Not too
concerned
Not at all
concerned
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

11/6-9/14

27 30 26 15 2

 

Gallup Poll. Nov. 6-9, 2014. N=828 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Who do you want to have more influence over the direction the nation takes in the next year: Barack Obama or the Republicans in Congress?" Options rotated

 
    Barack
Obama
Republicans
in Congress
Neither/
Same (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

11/6-9/14

36 53 8 3  
 

1/5-8/12

46 42 7 5  
 

9/15-18/11

46 41 10 3  
 

1/7-9/11

45 42 8 4  
 

11/4-7/10

41 49 7 2  
 

8/27-30/10

43 48 6 3  
             

"Now that the Republicans have won control of Congress in this November's elections, do you think the country will be better off, worse off, or will it not make any difference?"

 
    Better
off
Worse
off
No
difference
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

11/6-9/14

34 19 44 2  

 

CBS News Poll. Oct. 23-27, 2014. N=1,269 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

10/23-27/14

34 54 12    
 

10/3-6/14

35 56 9    
 

9/12-15/14

34 58 8    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

36 48 16    
 

6/20-22/14

36 58 6    
 

5/16-19/14

39 48 13    
 

3/20-23/14

36 49 14    
 

2/19-23/14

39 48 13    
 

1/17-21/14

42 42 15    
 

12/5-8/13

42 44 14    
 

11/15-18/13

38 50 12    
 

9/19-23/13

40 49 11    
 

7/18-22/13

43 44 12    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

45 39 16    
 

4/24-28/13

45 38 17    
 

3/20-24/13

43 37 19    
 

2/6-10/13

48 31 21    
 

1/11-15/13

49 36 15    
 

12/12-16/12

51 32 17    
 

10/25-28/12

47 41 12    
 

9/8-12/12

50 36 15    
 

8/22-26/12

45 35 20    
 

7/11-16/12

41 42 17    
 

4/13-17/12

46 36 18    
 

3/7-11/12

40 41 19    
 

2/8-13/12

50 36 14    
 

1/12-17/12

48 35 17    
 

1/4-8/12

46 37 17    
 

12/5-7/11

41 41 18    
 

11/6-10/11

45 41 14    
 

10/19-24/11

50 31 19    
 

6/3-7/11

47 37 16    
 

3/18-21/11

47 36 17    
 

2/11-14/11

46 33 21    
 

1/15-19/11

46 32 22    
 

11/29 - 12/2/10

40 45 15    
 

11/7-10/10

46 37 17    
 

7/9-12/10

44 41 15    
 

4/28 - 5/2/10

48 38 14    
 

2/5-10/10

47 34 19    
 

1/14-17/10

49 38 13    
 

11/13-16/09

50 36 14    
 

10/5-8/09

48 28 24    
 

7/24-28/09

54 24 22    
 

7/9-12/09

53 30 17    
 

6/12-16/09

59 23 18    
 

4/22-26/09

59 23 18    
 

4/1-5/09

59 19 22    
 

2/18-22/09

57 17 26    
 

2/2-4/09

50 15 35    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

10/23-27/14

41 52 7    
 

10/3-6/14

43 52 4    
 

9/12-15/14

40 53 7    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

40 54 6    
 

6/20-22/14

41 54 5    
 

5/16-19/14

42 52 6    
 

3/20-23/14

39 56 5    
 

2/19-23/14

38 57 5    
 

1/17-21/14

41 53 6    
 

12/5-8/13

37 58 6    
 

11/15-18/13

37 60 3    
 

10/18-21/13

42 52 7    
 

9/19-23/13

41 54 5    
 

9/6-8/13

46 48 6    
 

7/18-22/13

45 49 6    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

44 50 6    
 

4/24-28/13

41 52 7    
 

3/20-24/13

39 54 7    
 

2/6-10/13

45 49 6    
 

1/11-15/13

46 49 5    
 

12/12-16/12

47 47 6    
 

10/25-28/12

46 47 7    
 

9/8-12/12

45 47 8    
 

8/22-26/12

39 54 7    
 

7/11-16/12

39 55 6    
 

4/13-17/12

44 48 7    
 

3/7-11/12

39 54 7    
 

2/8-13/12

44 50 6    
 

1/12-17/12

40 54 6    
 

1/4-8/12

38 55 7    
 

12/5-7/11

33 60 7    
 

11/6-10/11

34 60 6    
 

10/19-24/11

38 56 6    
 

9/28 - 10/2/11

35 53 12    
 

9/10-15/11

34 57 9    
 

6/24-28/11

39 52 9    
 

6/3-7/11

37 56 7    
 

4/15-20/11

38 57 5    
 

3/18-21/11

39 53 8    
 

2/11-14/11

42 50 8    
 

1/15-19/11

41 52 7    
 

11/29 - 12/2/10

43 50 7    
 

11/7-10/10

40 53 7    
 

10/21-26/10

42 50 8    
 

10/1-5/10

38 50 12    
 

9/10-14/10

41 51 8    
 

8/20-24/10

44 48 8    
 

7/9-12/10

40 54 6    
 

6/16-20/10

45 48 7    
 

5/20-24/10

43 48 9    
 

4/28 - 5/2/10

48 47 5    
 

4/5-12/10

43 46 11    
 

3/29 - 4/1/10

42 50 8    
 

3/18-21/10

45 45 10    
 

2/5-10/10

42 52 6    
 

1/14-17/10

46 48 6    
 

1/6-10/10

41 47 12    
 

12/4-8/09

47 43 10    
 

11/13-16/09

49 43 8    
 

10/5-8/09

54 38 8    
 

9/19-23/09

50 40 10    
 

8/27-31/09

53 41 6    
 

7/24-28/09

51 41 8    
 

7/9-12/09

48 44 8    
 

6/12-16/09

57 35 8    
 

5/6-12/09

56 33 11    
 

4/22-26/09

61 29 10    
 

4/1-5/09

56 34 10    
 

3/20-22/09

61 29 10    
 

3/12-16/09

56 33 11    
 

2/18-22/09

57 32 11    
 

2/2-4/09

55 24 21    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the threat of terrorism?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

10/23-27/14

41 49 10    
 

10/3-6/14

42 51 7    
 

9/12-15/14

41 50 9    
 

3/20-23/14

53 38 9    
 

11/15-18/13

51 41 8    
 

9/6-8/13

49 43 8    
 

7/18-22/13

56 35 9    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

56 35 9    
 

4/24-28/13

56 35 9    
 

2/6-10/13

57 31 13    
 

12/12-16/12

60 29 12    
 

1/12-17/12

61 29 10    
 

12/5-7/11

57 31 12    
 

11/6-10/11

63 28 9    
 

6/24-28/11

63 27 10    
 

6/3-7/11

63 28 9    
 

8/20-24/10

51 37 12    
 

5/20-24/10

50 38 12    
 

3/29 - 4/1/10

54 32 14    
 

2/5-10/10

55 34 11    
 

1/14-17/10

60 33 7    
 

1/6-10/10

52 35 13    
 

6/12-16/09

57 24 19    
 

4/22-26/09

55 28 17    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

10/23-27/14

38 50 12    
 

10/3-6/14

40 51 8    
 

9/12-15/14

39 48 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the threat of the Ebola virus?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

10/23-27/14

47 41 11    
             

"Do you think of your vote for Congress this fall as a vote for Barack Obama, a vote against Barack Obama, or don't you think of your vote this fall as being about Barack Obama?" N=1,079 registered voters, margin of error 4.

 
    For
Obama
Against
Obama
Not about
Obama
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

10/23-27/14

19 30 47 3  
 

10/3-6/14

18 31 46 4  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 23-26, 2014. N=1,204 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling the economy?" RV = registered voters

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/23-26/14

42 52 7    
 

10/9-12/14

44 51 4    
 

9/4-7/14

42 54 5    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

43 53 4    
 

4/24-27/14

42 54 4    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

43 54 2    
 

1/20-23/14

43 55 3    
 

12/12-15/13

42 55 4    
 

11/14-17/13

41 57 2    
 

10/17-20/13

44 54 2    
 

9/12-15/13

45 51 4    
 

7/18-21/13

45 49 6    
 

5/16-19/13

48 48 4    
 

4/11-14/13

44 53 3    
 

3/7-10/13

44 52 4    
 

1/10-13/13

50 47 3    
 

12/13-16/12

50 48 3    
 

10/10-13/12 RV

47 51 2    
 

9/26-29/12 RV

47 52 1    
 

9/7-9/12 RV

45 53 2    
 

8/22-25/12

44 54 3    
 

7/5-8/12

44 54 2    
 

5/17-20/12

42 55 2    
 

4/5-8/12

44 54 2    
 

3/7-10/12

38 59 2    
 

2/1-4/12

44 53 3    
 

1/12-15/12

41 57 2    
 

12/15-18/11

41 56 2    
 

10/31 - 11/3/11

38 61 2    
 

9/29 - 10/2/11

35 61 4    
 

8/29 - 9/1/11

36 62 2    
 

7/14-17/11

39 57 3    
 

6/2-5/11

40 59 2    
 

4/14-17/11

42 57 2    
 

3/10-13/11

43 55 2    
 

1/13-16/11

46 51 2    
 

12/9-12/10

43 54 3    
 

9/30 - 10/3/10

45 53 2    
 

8/30 - 9/2/10

41 57 2    
 

7/7-11/10

43 54 4    
 

6/3-6/10

50 49 2    
 

4/22-25/10

49 49 2    
 

3/23-26/10

45 52 3    
 

2/4-8/10

45 53 2    
 

1/12-15/10

47 52 1    
 

12/10-13/09

46 52 2    
 

11/12-15/09

51 47 2    
 

10/15-18/09

50 48 1    
 

9/10-12/09

51 46 2    
 

8/13-17/09

52 46 2    
 

7/15-18/09

52 46 3    
 

6/18-21/09

56 41 3    
 

4/21-24/09

58 38 4    
 

3/26-29/09

60 38 3    
 

2/19-22/09

60 34 6    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 9-12, 2014. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling the federal government's response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/9-12/14

41 43 16    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). Oct. 8-12, 2014. N=1,000 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

 

"Now, as you may know, a terrorist group called ISIS is operating in Syria and Iraq. ISIS militants have made significant territorial gains in these countries and have declared an independent Islamic state.

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing handling the situation involving the terrorist militants known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/8-12/14

37 55 8    

 

CBS News Poll. Oct. 3-6, 2014. N=1,260 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"How would you rate the job Barack Obama has done in assessing the threat posed by ISIS militants in the past few months: excellent, good, fair or poor?"

 
    Excellent Good Fair Poor Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

10/3-6/14

8 24 34 31 4

 

McClatchy-Marist Poll. Sept. 24-29, 2014. N=approx. 440 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 4.6.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/24-29/14

41 57 2    
 

8/4-7/14

39 58 3    
 

4/7-10/14

44 54 2    
 

2/4-9/14

41 54 5    
 

3/25-27/13

44 53 2    
 

3/4-7/13

40 57 4    
 

12/4-6/12

44 52 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/24-29/14

46 52 2    
 

8/4-7/14

33 61 6    
 

4/7-10/14

42 52 6    
 

2/4-9/14

43 50 8    
 

3/25-27/13

48 46 6    
 

3/4-7/13

46 47 8    
 

12/4-6/12

51 42 7    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling terrorism?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/24-29/14

52 44 3    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Obama is doing handling ISIS?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/24-29/14

48 46 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling the conflict in Ukraine?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/24-29/14

46 44 11    

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Sept. 25-28, 2014. N=1,055 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling ISIS, the Islamic militant group that controls some areas of Iraq and Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/25-28/14

45 49 6    
 

9/5-7/14

37 59 4    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling the situation with ISIS, the Islamic militant group that controls some areas of Iraq and Syria?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/25-28/14

33 60 7    
             

"Overall, who do you have more confidence in to set the U.S. military policy toward ISIS: President Obama or the Republican leaders in Congress?"

 
    President
Obama
Republicans
in Congress
Both
equally (vol.)
Neither
(vol.)
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

9/25-28/14

48 41 1 8 3

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Sept. 12-15, 2014. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the issue of immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

9/12-15/14

30 60 10    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

31 57 12    
 

3/20-23/14

35 56 9    
 

7/18-22/13

43 45 12    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

39 49 12    
 

4/24-28/13

44 45 11    
 

2/6-10/13

46 41 13    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama is being too tough, not tough enough or about right in dealing with ISIS militants?"

 
    Too
tough
Not tough
enough
About
right
Unsure/
No answer
 
    % % % %  
 

9/12-15/14

2 57 31 10  

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Sept. 5-7, 2014. N=1,014 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"The situation in Ukraine"

 

9/5-7/14

39 55 6    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 53 9    
 

5/2-4/14

48 44 7    
 

3/7-9/14

48 43 9    
 

"Thinking about the foreign policy and military concerns that the U.S. faces in various countries around the world, do you think Barack Obama's overall approach has been too cautious, not cautious enough, or about right?"

 
    Too
cautious
Not cautious
enough
About
right
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/5-7/14

36 28 35 1  
             

"Do you think Barack Obama does or does not have a clear plan for dealing with ISIS?"

 
    Does Does not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/5-7/14

30 67 3    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Sept. 4-7, 2014. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling international affairs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/4-7/14

38 56 7    
 

7/23-27/14

46 50 4    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

41 50 10    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

47 45 8    
 

9/12-15/13

47 44 9    
 

12/13-16/12

54 39 7    
 

9/26-29/12 RV

49 48 3    
 

5/17-20/12

48 46 6    
 

4/5-8/12

47 44 9    
 

1/12-15/12

49 44 7    
 

10/31 - 11/3/11

47 45 8    
 

11/12-15/09

60 37 3    
 

10/15-18/09

57 36 7    
 

9/10-12/09

57 33 10    
 

6/18-21/09

61 32 7    
 

4/21-24/09

67 27 6    
 

3/26-29/09

62 27 11    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling implementation of the new health care law?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/4-7/14

38 56 5    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

39 56 5    
 

4/24-27/14

37 57 6    
 

3/26-30/14

44 54 2    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

38 57 4    
 

1/20-23/14

37 59 4    
 

12/12-15/13

34 62 4    
 

11/14-17/13

33 63 3    
 

10/17-20/13

41 53 6    
 

9/12-15/13

34 55 11    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling immigration issues?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/4-7/14

31 59 10    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 50 12    
 

7/18-21/13

43 44 13    
 

5/16-19/13

46 41 13    
 

4/11-14/13

44 43 13    
 

1/30 - 2/3/13

49 43 8    
 

7/5-8/12

38 52 10    
 

6/3-6/10

39 51 10    
 

3/23-26/10

33 43 23    
 

4/21-24/09

48 35 18    
             

"Overall do you think Obama has done more to unite the country, or has done more to divide the country?" Options rotated

 
    Unite Divide Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/4-7/14

38 55 7    
 

5/16-19/13

47 45 8    
             

"Overall do you think Republicans in Congress have done more to unite the country, or have done more to divide the country?" Options rotated

 
    Unite Divide Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/4-7/14

27 63 10    
             

"Overall, in handling the U.S. role in international affairs, do you feel that Obama has been too cautious, too aggressive, or about right?"

 
    Too
cautious
Too
aggressive
About
right
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/4-7/14

53 10 33 4  
             

"Specifically in terms of dealing with the situation involving Islamic insurgents in Iraq and Syria, do you feel that Obama has been too cautious, too aggressive, or has he handled this about right?"

 
    Too
cautious
Too
aggressive
About
right
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/4-7/14

52 8 35 5  
             

"Specifically in terms of dealing with the situation involving Russia and Ukraine, do you feel that Obama has been too cautious, too aggressive, or has he handled this about right?"

 
    Too
cautious
Too
aggressive
About
right
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/4-7/14

43 7 43 6  
             

"On balance, do you feel that Obama's presidency so far has been more of a success or more of a failure?" Options rotated

 
    Success Failure Neither
(vol.)
Both
(vol.)
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

9/4-7/14

42 52 1 2 3

 

Pew Research Center/USA Today. Aug. 20-24, 2014. N=1,501 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.9.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

39 55 6    
 

7/8-14/14

40 56 4    
 

12/3-8/13

42 53 5    
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

31 65 3    
 

9/4-8/13

43 52 5    
 

6/12-16/13

44 50 5    
 

2/13-18/13

40 56 4    
 

3/7-11/12

43 53 4    
 

1/11-16/12

38 59 4    
 

5/2/11

40 55 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/11

39 56 6    
 

1/6-9/11

42 51 7    
 

6/16-20/10

43 51 5    
 

5/6-9/10

41 51 8    
 

4/21-26/10

38 54 8    
 

3/10-14/10

41 52 7    
 

1/6-10/10

42 51 7    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

42 52 5    
 

7/22-26/09

38 53 9    
 

6/10-14/09

52 40 8    
 

4/14-21/09

60 33 7    
 

2/4-8/09

56 24 20    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the nation's immigration policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

31 61 7    
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

32 60 7    
 

6/12-16/13

43 47 11    
 

2/13-18/13

44 43 13    
 

11/9-14/11

32 49 20    
 

1/6-9/11

35 50 16    
 

6/16-20/10

33 54 12    
 

5/6-9/10

25 54 21    
 

4/21-26/10

29 47 24    
 

1/6-10/10

30 50 21    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

31 48 21    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling race relations?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

48 42 10    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation involving Russia and Ukraine?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

35 52 14    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the nation's policy toward Israel?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

37 48 15    
 

6/12-16/13

41 39 20    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

8/20-24/14

35 56 9    
 

7/8-14/14

35 54 11    
 

1/6-9/11

46 41 12    
 

6/16-20/10

45 44 11    
 

1/6-10/10

45 44 10    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

41 48 12    
 

7/22-26/09

47 38 15    
             

"Now, thinking about foreign policy and national security: Do you think Barack Obama is too tough, not tough enough or about right in his approach to foreign policy and national security issues?"

 
    Too
tough
Not tough
enough
About
right
Unsure/
Refused
 
    % % % %  
 

8/20-24/14

3 54 36 7  
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

5 51 37 6  
 

9/13-16/12

2 41 42 15  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Aug. 13-17, 2014. N=1,025 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/13-17/14

42 51 7    
 

6/18-22/14

42 52 6    

 

Gallup Poll. Aug. 7-10, 2014. N=1,032 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

35 61 4    
 

6/5-8/14

34 64 2    
 

2/6-9/14

41 54 5    
 

11/7-10/13

39 58 3    
 

9/5-8/13

42 56 2    
 

8/7-11/13

35 62 3    
 

6/1-4/13

42 56 2    
 

2/7-10/13

39 60 1    
 

11/15-18/12

44 52 3    
 

11/3-4/12

45 53 2    
 

8/9-12/12

36 60 4    
 

2/2-5/12

38 59 3    
 

11/3-6/11

30 67 3    
 

8/11-14/11

26 71 3    
 

5/12-15/11

37 60 3    
 

3/25-27/11

39 58 3    
 

2/2-5/11

37 60 3    
 

11/19-21/10

35 63 2    
 

8/5-8/10

38 59 3    
 

7/27 - 8/1/10

39 59 2    
 

3/26-28/10

37 61 2    
 

2/1-3/10

36 61 3    
 

1/8-10/10

40 56 3    
 

11/20-22/09

44 53 3    
 

9/11-13/09

46 51 2    
 

8/6-9/09

48 49 3    
 

7/17-19/09

47 49 4    
 

5/29-31/09

55 42 3    
 

3/27-29/09

56 39 5    
 

2/9-12/09

59 30 11    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling foreign affairs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

36 58 6    
 

6/5-8/14

32 62 6    
 

2/6-9/14

40 50 10    
 

11/7-10/13

39 53 8    
 

9/5-8/13

42 54 4    
 

8/7-11/13

40 53 7    
 

6/1-4/13

43 52 5    
 

2/7-10/13

46 48 6    
 

11/15-18/12

47 46 8    
 

11/3-4/12

49 46 5    
 

8/9-12/12

48 45 8    
 

2/2-5/12

48 46 6    
 

11/3-6/11

49 44 7    
 

8/11-14/11

42 51 6    
 

5/12-15/11

51 43 7    
 

3/25-27/11

46 47 6    
 

2/2-5/11

48 45 7    
 

11/19-21/10

45 49 6    
 

8/5-8/10

44 48 8    
 

3/26-28/10

48 46 6    
 

2/1-3/10

51 44 5    
 

1/8-10/10

47 47 6    
 

8/6-9/09

53 40 8    
 

7/17-19/09

57 38 6    
 

5/29-31/09

59 32 8    
 

3/27-29/09

61 28 10    
 

2/9-12/09

54 22 24    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling health care policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

41 56 3    
 

6/5-8/14

37 62 2    
 

11/7-10/13

37 61 2    
 

8/7-11/13

39 57 4    
 

6/1-4/13

40 57 3    
 

11/15-18/12

49 46 5    
 

2/2-5/12

41 56 2    
 

11/3-6/11

41 55 4    
 

3/25-27/11

40 56 4    
 

2/2-5/11

40 56 3    
 

8/5-8/10

40 57 3    
 

3/26-28/10

42 54 4    
 

2/1-3/10

36 60 4    
 

1/8-10/10

37 58 5    
 

11/20-22/09

40 53 7    
 

9/11-13/09

43 52 5    
 

8/6-9/09

43 49 8    
 

7/17-19/09

44 50 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling education?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

48 43 9    
 

8/7-11/13

49 45 6    
 

8/9-12/12

49 43 8    
 

8/11-14/11

41 50 9    
 

8/5-8/10

49 40 11    
 

2/1-3/10

54 36 10    
 

8/6-9/09

53 30 17    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

32 62 6    
 

6/5-8/14

31 65 4    
 

8/7-11/13

39 55 6    
 

6/1-4/13

40 55 6    
 

2/7-10/13

46 48 6    
 

8/9-12/12

38 54 8    
 

5/12-15/11

37 55 8    
 

8/5-8/10

29 62 8    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between the Israelis and Palestinians?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

30 62 8    
 

2/7-10/13

36 55 9    
 

3/26-28/10

31 52 17    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling relations with Russia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/7-10/14

37 54 10    

 

McClatchy-Marist Poll. Aug. 4-7, 2014. N=806 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Impeachment is the first step in the constitutional process for removing a president from office. Do you think Congress should or should not begin impeachment proceedings to remove President Obama from office?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/4-7/14

26 69 6    
             

"The Republicans in Congress are talking about suing President Obama over an executive order he issued to delay part of the health care law. Do you think congress should or should not sue President Obama?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/4-7/14

34 58 8    

 

CBS News Poll. July 29-Aug. 4, 2014. N=1,344 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling relations with Russia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

38 44 18    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between Israel and the Palestinians?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

33 50 16    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has strong qualities of leadership, or not?"

 
    Does
have
Does
not have
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

50 47 3    
 

3/20-23/14

53 45 2    
 

11/15-18/13

50 48 2    
 

9/19-23/13

58 39 3    
 

12/5-7/11

57 39 4    
 

9/28 - 10/2/11

57 39 4    
 

2/11-14/11

62 34 4    
 

6/16-20/10

62 35 3    
 

1/14-17/10

70 28 2    
 

10/5-8/09

72 24 4    
 

8/27-31/09

73 25 2    
 

2/2-4/09

85 10 5    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has the same priorities for the country as you have, or doesn't he?"

 
    Does
have
Does
not have
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

38 56 5    
 

12/5-8/13

38 58 4    
 

11/15-18/13

38 59 3    
 

2/6-10/13

45 50 5    
 

1/12-17/12

44 50 6    
 

12/5-7/11

41 54 5    
 

4/15-20/11

43 53 3    
 

2/11-14/11

45 51 4    
 

1/15-19/11

42 52 6    
 

7/9-12/10

48 48 4    
 

5/20-24/10

45 47 8    
 

10/5-8/09

58 38 4    
 

7/24-28/09

62 31 7    
 

2/18-22/09

65 28 7    
             

"How much confidence do you have in Barack Obama's ability to handle an international crisis: a lot, some, a little, or none at all?"

 
    A lot Some A little None
at all
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

25 27 20 27 2
 

3/20-23/14

28 25 18 27 1
             

"Republicans in the House of Representatives have authorized a lawsuit against Barack Obama on the grounds that he exceeded his authority when he delayed a provision of the 2010 health care law. Do you approve or disapprove of this lawsuit?" Asked Aug. 1-4, 2014.

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/1-4/14

37 54 9    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 23-27, 2014. N=1,026 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the controversy over the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/23-27/14

46 43 12    
             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between Israel and the Palestinians?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/23-27/14

39 52 9    

 

CNN/ORC Poll. July 18-20, 2014. N=1,012 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Is a strong and decisive leader."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

48 52 1    
 

3/7-9/14

50 50 -    
 

11/18-20/13

46 53 -    
 

9/6-8/13

50 49 1    
 

6/11-13/13

52 48 -    
 

5/17-18/13

58 41 1    
 

1/11-12/12

52 47 1    
 

9/9-11/11

48 52 -    
 

5/24-26/11

57 42 -    
 

5/2/11

58 41 1    
 

4/9-10/11

53 46 1    
 

1/14-16/11

57 43 -    
 

6/16/10

53 46 1    
 

1/22-24/10

60 39 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

62 37 1    
 

6/26-28/09

70 28 1    
 

2/18-19/09

80 19 1    
 

12/19-21/08

76 23 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/08 RV

64 35 1    
 

3/14-16/08 RV

59 39 3    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Generally agrees with you on issues you care about."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

43 56 2    
 

3/7-9/14

45 53 2    
 

11/18-20/13

44 56 1    
 

5/17-18/13

51 47 2    
 

1/11-12/12

48 50 1    
 

4/9-10/11

47 52 1    
 

1/14-16/11

47 52 1    
 

1/22-24/10

50 49 -    
 

6/26-28/09

56 42 1    
 

2/18-19/09

63 36 1    
 

12/19-21/08

68 31 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Can manage the government effectively."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

42 57 1    
 

3/7-9/14

43 57 -    
 

11/18-20/13

40 60 1    
 

6/11-13/13

47 53 -    
 

5/17-18/13

52 47 1    
 

9/9-11/11

42 57 -    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

51 47 1    
 

4/9-10/11

45 55 1    
 

6/16/10

49 50 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

58 42 -    
 

6/26-28/09

61 38 1    
 

12/19-21/08

76 23 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Cares about people like you."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

51 48 1    
 

3/7-9/14

52 47 1    
 

11/18-20/13

52 48 -    
 

9/6-8/13

53 46 1    
 

9/9-11/11

57 43 1    
 

5/24-26/11

60 39 1    
 

4/9-10/11

57 41 1    
 

1/14-16/11

57 42 1    
 

6/16/10

60 40 -    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

59 41 -    
 

12/19-21/08

73 27 -    
 

10/30 - 11/1/08 RV

66 33 1    
 

6/26-29/08 RV

67 31 2    
 

3/14-16/08 RV

67 32 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Shares your values."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

46 53 1    
 

3/7-9/14

48 51 1    
 

5/24-26/11

55 44 1    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

51 47 2    
 

1/14-16/11

50 50 1    
 

1/22-24/10

51 48 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

53 47 -    
 

2/18-19/09

67 32 1    
 

12/19-21/08

72 28 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Is sincere in what he says."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

49 49 1    
 

1/14-16/11

65 35 1    
 

6/16/10

64 35 1    
 

1/22-24/10

63 37 -    
             

"As you may know, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering filing a lawsuit against President Obama because he issued an order delaying a key provision in the health care law. Based on what you have read or heard, do you believe that the Republicans in the U.S. House should file a lawsuit against Obama, or don't you feel that way?"

 
    Should file
a lawsuit
Don't feel
that way
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

41 57 3    
 

Democrats

12 84 3    
 

Independents

43 55 3    
 

Republicans

75 22 2    
             

"Suppose that for some reason a presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Who would you be more likely to vote for?" If unsure: "As of today, do you lean more toward . . . ?"

 
    Barack
Obama
Mitt
Romney
Neither
(vol.)
   
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

44 53 3    
             

"In general, do you think Congress should attempt to impeach a president in order to express dissatisfaction with his policies or the way the president is handling his job, or do you think Congress should attempt impeachment only if there is evidence that the president has committed a very serious crime such as treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors?"

 
    To express
dissatisfaction
Very serious crimes only Never
impeach (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/18-20/14

18 79 1 2  

 

Pew Research Center. July 8-14, 2014. N=1,805 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.7.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation involving the large number of children from Central America who have entered the country illegally?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

28 56 15    
             

"... Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the nation's foreign policy?" N=947 (Form 2)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

36 55 9    
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

34 56 10    
 

9/4-8/13

33 57 11    
 

2/13-18/13

44 42 14    
 

1/11-16/12

46 45 10    
 

1/6-10/10

44 40 16    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

44 38 18    
 

7/22-26/09

47 32 21    
 

6/10-14/09

57 31 12    
 

4/14-21/09

61 22 17    
 

2/4-8/09

52 17 31    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 9-13, 2014. N=1,016 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama handling the issue of undocumented immigrants coming into the United States over the border with Mexico?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/9-13/14

33 58 8    

 

Quinnipiac University. June 24-30, 2014. N=1,446 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.6.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/24-30/14

37 55 8    
 

10/25-31/11

61 34 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Afghanistan?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/24-30/14

42 52 7    
 

6/28 - 7/8/13

46 45 9    
 

10/25-31/11

50 41 9    
 

1/4-11/11

46 40 14    
 

4/14-19/10

49 39 12    
 

3/22-23/10

52 36 12    
 

2/2-8/10

51 39 10    
 

1/5-11/10

45 45 10    
 

12/15-20/09

47 43 10    
 

12/1-6/09

45 45 11    
 

11/9-16/09

38 49 12    
 

9/29 - 10/5/09

42 40 17    

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. June 20-22, 2014. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the current situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/20-22/14

37 52 10    

Obama Administration continued


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