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Europeans Still Heart Barack

Prez has a 77% approval rating on the continent; Bush was polling 19%

(Newser) - His approval numbers may have dipped at home, but in Europe Barack Obama is still a superstar, a new poll reveals. Fully 77% of Europeans approve of Obama's diplomacy—a record for an American president and far better than the 19% George Bush received a year ago. In Germany, Obama's... More »

73% of Americans Back Obama

Poll reveals reservoir of national goodwill for prez-elect

(Newser) - President-elect Barack Obama will begin his term of office with an enormous reservoir of goodwill among American voters, according to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. The poll found 73% of adults approve of his preparations to take over, with even 29% of John McCain voters now viewing Barack Obama... More »

Clinton Slips to New Low in Poll

37% approval rating worst of campaign; Obama appears to weather pastor storm

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton is suffering some of the worst poll numbers of her political career, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll. Clinton chalked up a personal approval rating of just 37%, the lowest since March 2001, two months after her election to the Senate. And of Clinton, Barack Obama, and... More »

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