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Biden Lags Trump in Poll, Alarming Party Strategist

President's approval rating hits new low

(Newser) - A new poll gives President Biden and Democrats cause for concern just as his reelection campaign officially gets going. Biden's job approval rating has fallen to 36% after standing at 42% in February, the Washington Post-ABC News poll found; his previous low was 37% early last year. The president'...

Approval Rating Nears Biden's Low Point

Roughly one-fourth of respondents say the economy is doing well

(Newser) - Approval of President Biden's job performance has dipped slightly since a month ago, nearing the lowest point of his presidency as his administration tries to project a sense of stability while confronting a pair of bank failures and inflation that remains high. That's according to a new poll...

Gallup Finally Has Some Good News for Biden

His approval rating hits the lofty heights of 44%

(Newser) - While President Biden remains an unpopular president—his approval rating in recent months has been even lower than that of his historically unpopular predecessor, according to FiveThirtyEight —polls show that he's received a boost from recent successes. According to the latest Gallup poll, Biden's approval rating is...

Poll: Biden Rises but Can't Get Past Inflation

Democrats might take comfort in a couple of trends as the midterms near

(Newser) - Overall, more voters approve of the job President Biden is doing than did two months ago, a new poll has found. But issue by issue, the picture is less bright for the president, the Hill reports. The Washington Post-ABC News poll found that 42% of respondents are happy with Biden'...

Biden's 'Rock Bottom' Poll Numbers Get Worse

Quinnipiac, Gallup say support is crumbling among younger voters

(Newser) - In February, a poll conducted just before Russia's invasion of Ukraine showed " rock-bottom " numbers for President Biden, pollsters said. Turns out there was room for them to fall further. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, the president's approval rating is now at just 33%, with a...

Biden May Have Just Hit 'Rock-Bottom' Numbers

56% of Americans think president's first year was a failure, with a current 39% job approval, per new poll

(Newser) - President Biden's State of the Union is set for Tuesday , and now that he's got just over a year in office under his belt, the pollsters are out to see how America viewed those initial 365 days. Per a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey , not that hot. Turns out...

Poll: Most Don't Want Biden to Run Again

A year in, president's approval rating hits a low point

(Newser) - President Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the face of an unrelenting pandemic and roaring inflation, according to a new poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....

Poll Finds Frustration With Biden Presidency

Lack of attention to slowing inflation concerns respondents most

(Newser) - As the Biden presidency turns a year old, a poll released Sunday shows many voters feel let down. About half the respondents to a CBS News poll said the words "frustrated" and "disappointed" described their sentiments about President Biden's work, though they still like him personally, the...

Biden's Latest Approval Ratings Fall Below 40%

President is at 38% in new 'USA Today'/Suffolk University survey

(Newser) - The 2022 midterms are exactly one year away, and President Biden's ratings have just taken another dip. A new USA Today /Suffolk University poll of 1,000 registered voters taken Wednesday through Friday shows that approval for Biden now stands at 38%, a drop from the low 40s he...

Independents Send Biden's Approval Rating Way Down
Biden's Approval Ratings
Keep Getting Lower

Biden's Approval Ratings Keep Getting Lower

Quinnipiac's latest numbers give him 38% overall

(Newser) - Update: President Biden's approval rating as released by Gallup in September wasn't so hot, and now Quinnipiac University is out with even worse numbers. It puts Biden's approval rating at 38%, down 4 points from mid-September. As with Gallup, USA Today reports independents are among the drivers...

Afghanistan, Virus Take Toll on Biden's Ratings

For the first time, president's approval numbers fall below 50%

(Newser) - The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to be having an effect on President Biden's popularity. His overall approval rating in a Washington Post-ABC News poll, taken early last week, fell to 44% from 50% from June, while his disapproval rating hit 51%. At the same time, concern about...

Latest Polls Are Not Good News for Biden

His approval rating has hit its lowest point since he took office

(Newser) - Two new polls show President Biden's approval rating declining as COVID surges and bad news related to Afghanistan abounds:
  • NBC News: The poll found Biden's approval rating hit 49%, the first time it has dipped below 50%, and his disapproval rating hit 48%. In April, NBC's polling

Republicans and Democrats Agree on This

They view the Supreme Court evenly, and not especially well

(Newser) - Just 49% of Americans approve of the performance of the Supreme Court, down from 58%—a 10-year high— a year ago . That's according to a Gallup poll conducted from July 6 to 21 and released Wednesday. It brings the court's first approval rating below 50% since 2017, per...

As 100th Day in Office Nears, Biden's Approval Ratings Are In

59% of Americans approve of how the president is doing, 39% disapprove, per new Pew poll

(Newser) - President Biden is nearing his 100th day in office, and so far, most of America is giving him the thumbs-up for the job he's doing. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 59% of US adults approve of Biden's performance in office, with 39% registering disapproval. That'...

Biden Registers 60% Approval Rating in New Poll

That's helped by relatively strong bipartisan approval of his handling of COVID

(Newser) - Joe Biden has a 60% approval rating of his job performance from Americans and even more backing for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to a new poll from the Associated Press -NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It found that 94% of Democrats and 22% of...

Trump's Final Approval Rating: A 'Personal Low Note'

President is leaving with a 34% approval rating

(Newser) - As he gets ready to head out of the Oval Office and back to life as a private citizen, President Trump just received his final report card—and Gallup notes he's leaving "on a personal low note." In a survey of 1,023 random American adults taken...

On Trump's Approval Rating, a Historic Gap

He's at an all-time Gallup high of 49%, but an 87-point gap exists between Dems, Republicans

(Newser) - President Trump just got something to crow about from Gallup : The polling agency puts his approval rating at 49%, the highest since he took office. The key seems to be rising support among Republicans and independents. Trump has a 94% approval rating among Republicans, up 6 points from last month,...

Trump Flubs Approval Rating in Evening Tweet

Tweets it's 52%, but that's not correct

(Newser) - It's routine for President Trump's tweets to garner attention, but this one is grabbing headlines because of what seems to be a goof. "Over 90% approval rating for your all time favorite (I hope) President within the Republican Party and 52% overall," he tweeted Sunday night,...

Trump's Approval Rating Is Now at Its Highest Ever

Reaches 45%, thanks to sky-high ranking among Republicans

(Newser) - A new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News contains some stats that President Trump might be boasting about soon, but also some warning signs for the White House. The big takeaway is that Trump's overall approval rating has hit an all-time high of 45%—and that...

Trump Sees Highest Approval Ratings in Nearly a Year

42% approve of the president

(Newser) - Forty-two percent of constituents approve of the way President Trump is doing his job—the highest share since day 100 of his presidency, which was 11 months ago, CNN reports. Though all other modern-era presidents have had higher approval ratings at this stage of presidency, Trump is only behind Ronald...

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