Michelle Obama approval rating

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Obama's Big Gun in November: Michelle

Dems look to deploy FLOTUS in midterm elections

(Newser) - With the president's popularity taking a drubbing, Democrats are looking to Michelle Obama to lead the charge into the midterm elections. As was the case with Laura Bush, the first lady's popularity has remained solid as her husband's dwindled, and party faithful are hoping that Michelle can put some muscle...

At Least Michelle's Still Popular
 At Least Michelle's 
 Still Popular 
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At Least Michelle's Still Popular

First lady's approval rating soars over her husband's

(Newser) - President Obama’s approval ratings are sinking, but Michelle Obama’s remain sky-high, with 71% of the country holding a favorable opinion of her. Only 16% of respondents in a new Pew Research survey held a negative view of the first lady. That puts her well above Hillary Clinton and...

First Lady Needs More Oomph
 First Lady Needs 
 More Oomph 

First Lady Needs More Oomph

She's been more 'dutiful than inspired,' writes Robin Givhan

(Newser) - Michelle Obama has been a busy and effective first lady, writes Robin Givhan, but not exactly inspiring. She has presided over scores of events, but usually in perfunctory manner from behind a lectern—"a metaphorical barrier to her down-to-earth personality and her wry humor." And while she's taken...

Michelle Follows Barack Down in Polls

55% approval rating lowest since Barack took office

(Newser) - Michelle Obama is still more popular than her husband, but America appears to have become more disenchanted with her as well. A recent Rasmussen Reports survey has the first lady’s approval at 55%, the lowest level since Barack Obama was sworn in almost a year ago, when Michelle polled...

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