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McCain: Favorable/Unfavorable

Polling Data

PollDateSampleFavorable Unfavorable Spread
RCP Average10/31 - 11/2--52.341.5Favorable +10.8
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl11/1 - 11/21011 LV4739Favorable +8
FOX News11/1 - 11/2971 LV5640Favorable +16
Rasmussen Reports10/31 - 11/23000 LV5345Favorable +8
Diageo/Hotline10/31 - 11/2887 LV5342Favorable +11

All McCain: Favorable/Unfavorable Polling Data

RCP Poll Average
McCain: Favorable/Unfavorable
52.3Favorable41.5Unfavorable

Polling Data

PollDateSampleFavorable Unfavorable Spread
RCP Average10/31 - 11/2--52.341.5Favorable +10.8
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl11/1 - 11/21011 LV4739Favorable +8
FOX News11/1 - 11/2971 LV5640Favorable +16
Rasmussen Reports10/31 - 11/23000 LV5345Favorable +8
Diageo/Hotline10/31 - 11/2887 LV5342Favorable +11
FOX News10/28 - 10/29924 LV5442Favorable +12
CBS News/NY Times10/25 - 10/291234 RV4143Unfavorable +2
GWU/Battleground10/23 - 10/291000 LV5540Favorable +15
Newsweek10/22 - 10/231092 RV5044Favorable +6
CBS News/NY Times10/19 - 10/221146 RV3946Unfavorable +7
GWU/Battleground10/16 - 10/221000 LV5442Favorable +12
FOX News10/20 - 10/21936 LV5541Favorable +14
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl10/17 - 10/201159 RV4439Favorable +5
CNN/Opinion Research10/17 - 10/19746 LV5939Favorable +20
GW/Battleground10/9 - 10/151000 LV5244Favorable +8
CBS News/NY Times10/10 - 10/13972 RV3641Unfavorable +5
LA Times/Bloomberg10/10 - 10/131030 LV4739Favorable +8
USA Today/Gallup10/10 - 10/121201 RV5641Favorable +15
ABC News/Wash Post10/8 - 10/11945 RV5245Favorable +7
FOX News10/8 - 10/9900 RV5340Favorable +13
Newsweek10/8 - 10/91035 RV5145Favorable +6
GW/Battleground10/6 - 10/9800 LV5343Favorable +10
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl10/4 - 10/5658 RV4339Favorable +4
CBS News10/3 - 10/5875 RV4038Favorable +2
CBS News9/27 - 9/301113 RV3942Unfavorable +3
Time9/26 - 9/291133 LV5438Favorable +16
GW/Battleground9/21 - 9/251000 LV5838Favorable +20
CBS News/NY Times9/21 - 9/24844 RV3835Favorable +3
FOX News9/22 - 9/23900 RV5438Favorable +16
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl9/19 - 9/221085 RV4638Favorable +8
LA Times/Bloomberg9/19 - 9/221287 RV5036Favorable +14
CNN/OpinionResearch9/19 - 9/21697 LV5938Favorable +21
F&M/Hearst-Argyle9/15 - 9/211138 LV4932Favorable +17
CBS News/NY Times9/12 - 9/161004 RV4437Favorable +7
Newsweek9/10 - 9/111038 RV5736Favorable +21
Battleground9/7 - 9/111000 LV5837Favorable +21
FOX News9/8 - 9/9900 RV6033Favorable +27
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl9/6 - 9/8860 RV5033Favorable +17
Hotline/FD9/5 - 9/7924 RV5141Favorable +10
ABC News/Wash Post9/5 - 9/7961 RV5936Favorable +23
CBS News9/5 - 9/7655 RV4637Favorable +9
USA Today/Gallup9/5 - 9/71022 A6333Favorable +30
CNN9/5 - 9/7942 RV6033Favorable +27
CBS News9/1 - 9/3734 RV3736Favorable +1
CBS News8/29 - 8/31781 RV3534Favorable +1
CNN8/23 - 8/24909 RV6133Favorable +28
USA Today/Gallup8/21 - 8/231023 A5936Favorable +23
ABC News/Wash Post8/19 - 8/22916 RV5937Favorable +22
CBS News/NY Times8/15 - 8/19869 RV3433Favorable +1
LA Times/Bloomberg8/15 - 8/181248 RV4638Favorable +8
Quinnipiac8/12 - 8/171547 LV5032Favorable +18
CBS News7/30 - 8/4906 RV3334Unfavorable +1
CNN7/27 - 7/29914 RV6233Favorable +29
USA Today/Gallup7/25 - 7/271007 A6233Favorable +29
CBS News/NY Times7/7 - 7/141462 RV3132Unfavorable +1
Quinnipiac7/8 - 7/131725 LV5031Favorable +19
Newsweek7/9 - 7/101037 RV5532Favorable +23
CNN6/26 - 6/29906 RV5937Favorable +22
Newsweek6/18 - 6/19896 RV4937Favorable +12
USA Today/Gallup6/15 - 6/191625 A5935Favorable +24
FOX News6/17 - 6/18900 RV5832Favorable +26
ABC News/Wash Post6/12 - 6/151125 A5639Favorable +17
Hotline/FD6/5 - 6/8806 RV5237Favorable +15
CBS News5/30 - 6/3930 RV3437Unfavorable +3
Pew Research5/21 - 5/251505 A4644Favorable +2
Newsweek5/21 - 5/221205 RV5440Favorable +14
USA Today/Gallup5/1 - 5/31019 A6230Favorable +32
CBS News/NY Times5/1 - 5/3601 RV3235Unfavorable +3
CBS News/NY Times4/25 - 4/29956 RV3334Unfavorable +1
Rasmussen4/23 - 4/261600 LV5146Favorable +5
Newsweek4/24 - 4/251203 RV5141Favorable +10
USA Today/Gallup4/18 - 4/211019 A6330Favorable +33
Newsweek4/16 - 4/171209 RV5242Favorable +10
ABC News/Wash Post4/10 - 4/131197 A5340Favorable +13
Rasmussen4/8 - 4/111600 LV5344Favorable +9
CBS News/NY Times3/28 - 4/21368 RV3529Favorable +6
Hotline/FD3/28 - 3/31799 RV5832Favorable +26
Rasmussen3/26 - 3/291600 LV5444Favorable +10
SurveyUSA3/25 - 3/251000 A3439Unfavorable +5
NBC/WSJ3/24 - 3/25800 RV4525Favorable +20
Pew Research3/19 - 3/221503 A4541Favorable +4
CBS News/NY Times3/15 - 3/18952 RV3831Favorable +7
Gallup3/14 - 3/161025 A6727Favorable +40
Rasmussen3/8 - 3/111600 LV5145Favorable +6
NBC/WSJ3/8 - 3/101012 RV4726Favorable +21
Newsweek3/5 - 3/61215 RV5535Favorable +20
Rasmussen2/26 - 2/291600 LV5442Favorable +12
LA Times/Bloomberg2/21 - 2/251246 RV6126Favorable +35
CBS News/NY Times2/20 - 2/241115 RV3632Favorable +4
Pew Research2/20 - 2/241508 A4838Favorable +10
Rasmussen2/8 - 2/111600 LV4849Unfavorable +1
USA Today/Gallup2/8 - 2/101016 A5436Favorable +18
USA Today/Gallup1/30 - 2/21016 A5632Favorable +24
Pew Research1/30 - 2/21502 A5331Favorable +22
NBC/WSJ1/20 - 1/221008 A4522Favorable +23
USA Today/Gallup1/10 - 1/131016 A5929Favorable +30
Pew Research1/9 - 1/131515 A5531Favorable +24
ABC News/Wash Post1/9 - 1/121130 A5930Favorable +29
CNN/Opinion Research1/9 - 1/101033 A5429Favorable +25

All Commentary & News Stories

- Veep Choice Must Be Test-Marketed - Quin Hillyer, American Spectator

- Running-Mate Math: Dems Need Strickland - George Will, Washington Post

- The Dems' Surrogate Circus - John Mercurio, National Journal

- Why is Obama's Pastor in the News? - Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo

- Can McCain Paint Blue States Red? - Jonathan Martin, The Politico

- Don't Discount Clinton's Strength in Ohio - John Fortier, The Politico

- Michelle Obama: Alienated in the U.S.A. - Evan Thomas, Newsweek

- The Dems' Iraq Paralysis - Abe Greenwald, Contentions

- Talent, Not Race, Explains Obama's Success - Joe Klein, Time

- Obama's Pastor Problem - Brian Ross, Good Morning America

- The Party Won't Overrule Obama Delegate Win - Peter Brown, Politico

- Why the Democrats Won't Fracture - Mort Kondracke, Roll Call

- Spitzer and the Law Are At Fault - The Economist

- It's the War Economy, Stupid! - The Nation

- Obama's Minister of Hate - New York Post

- Wright and Ferraro Are Just Distractions - Chicago Tribune

- NRCC Audits Forged, Nearly $1M Missing - Reid Wilson, RealClearPolitics

- Obama's Iraq Inconsistencies - Michael Gerson, Washington Post

- Do Voters Want a More Isolationist Foreign Policy? - Andrew Kohut, NYT

- What Will Happen With Florida? - Jay Cost, RealClearPolitics

- Don't Discount Clinton's Strength in Ohio - John Fortier, The Politico

- Obama and the Minister - Ronald Kessler, Wall Street Journal

- Hillary's New Conservative Friends - Steve Kornacki, New York Observer

- Monsters & Racists & Sexists, Oh My! - Kathleen Parker, RealClearPolitics

- Adventures In Identity Politics - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

- Is Clinton Making Obama Unelectable? - Jonathan Chait, The New Republic

- The Risks and Rewards of Obama - Ronald Brownstein, National Journal

- What Will Obama Cost the Nation? - Ross Kaminsky, Human Events

- Someone's Going to Feel Cheated - Gloria Borger, US News & World Report

- Dems Can't Stay Silent on Iraq - Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post

- Why McCain Might Win - Michael Hirsh, Newsweek

- The SNL Effect - Howard Kurtz, Washington Post

- The Democrats' Veep Calculus - Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street Journal

- Why McCain Should Pick Jindal - James Lucier, American Spectator

- Addressing the Wright Problem - Ross Douthat, The Atlantic

- McCain on His Record, Tax Cuts & Immigration - Hannity & Colmes

- Democrats Need to Stop This Silliness - James Carville, Financial Times

- Playing by Obama's Rules - Pat Buchanan, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

- Sorry, Hillary: You've Crossed the Line - Charles Pluckhahn, Seattle Times

- The Pastor Questions Aren't Going Away - Victor Davis Hanson, NRO

- Is Obama's Explanation Good Enough? - Noam Scheiber, New Republic

- On My Faith and My Church - Senator Barack Obama, Huffington Post

- How McCain Turned It Around - Chris Jones, Esquire

- Obama: I Trusted Rezko - David Jackson, Chicago Tribune

- The Keys to Pennsylvania - Terry Madonna & Michael Young, RCP

- Infighting Risks Dems' Key Voters - David Shribman, Pitt Post-Gazette

- For Progressives, A Sea-Change Election? - Robert Borosage, The Nation

- The Conservative Case for McCain - Gov. Mark Sanford, Wall Street Journal

- Why McCain Might Win - Michael Hirsh, Newsweek

- This is Why Hillary is Staying in the Race - John Podhoretz, Contentions

- The Pastor Story Behind the Story - Mike Allen, The Politico

- Controversial Minister Leaves Obama Campaign - Alex Johnson, MSNBC

- Democrats Might Not Need Florida - Adam Smith, St. Petersburg Times

- Obama Opens Up on Rezko - John Kass, Chicago Tribune

- Like Patton, McCain Wants to Win - Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe

- The Deep Blue Divide - Julia Baird, Newsweek

- Dems Enter WWI Phase - Jonathan Martin and Mike Allen, The Politico

- McCain's Free Ride Will Cost Dems in Fall - Drew Westen, The New Republic

- Time to Buy Hillary Clinton - John McIntyre, RealClearPolitics

- Don't Bet Against a Clinton/Obama Ticket - Clive Crook, Financial Times

- Dems Risk Losing a Generation With Clinton - Ron Dzwonkowski, Detroit FP

- Generation Obama? Perhaps Not. - William Kristol, New York Times

- Has The Media Been Fair to Obama's Church? - Lisa Miller, Newsweek

- Pastor Calls Into Question Obama's Judgment - Peter Wehner, Nat'l Review

- The Dangers of Pitting Race Against Gender - Gary Younge, The Guardian

- White Male Vote Will Be Critical for Dems - Dan Balz, Washington Post

- The Growing Democratic Racial Divide - Robert Novak, Chicago Sun-Times

- The Fiscal Nightmare of 2009 - Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic

- Obama: How Does He Respond? - Mark Murray, NBC News

- White Suspicion, Black 'Luck' - Gregory Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times

- The Iraq Question McCain Must Answer - Peter Feaver, Weekly Standard

- Church Accuses Media of 'Crucifixion' - L. Lerer & M. Allen, The Politico

- Pastor's Remarks Spark Debate - Thomas Edsall, Huffington Post

- Obama's Campaign Has Been Fatally Damaged - Paul Burka, Texas Monthly

- Ready to End the War in Iraq - Senator Hillary Clinton, GW University

- Obama, Kristol & Newsmax - Michael Crowley, The New Republic

- Dems Need to Resolve Race Sooner Rather Than Later - Mike Cohen, WSJ

- What Do the Democrats Do Now? - Jennifer Rubin, Contentions

- Attacks on Obama, Wright are Ludicrous - Charles Coulter, Kansas City Star

- Beyond the Noise on Free Trade - Gregory Mankiw, New York Times

- Economic Chaos, Political Consequences - Nicholas von Hoffman, Nation

- Obama Walks Arrogance Line - Ron Fournier, Associated Press

- Pelosi's Not-So-Secret Support for Obama - Steve Kornacki, NY Observer

- Comparing Falwell and Wright is Silly - Ross Douthat, The Atlantic

- The Clinton Civil War - Markos Moulitsas, DailyKos

- The Problem with Obama's Explanation - Michael Medved, Townhall

- Obama in Cross Hairs for Pastor Remarks - Tapper & Rucci, ABC News

- The Wright Question - Washington Post

- How Much Danger Are Democrats In? - John Dickerson, Slate

- Clinton's Hopes for Florida Fade - Mark Halperin, Time

- Obama's Rationale for Bid in Jeopardy Over Wright - Tom Bevan, RCP

- Why Obama Can't Escape His Preacher - James Kirchick, The Politico

- Obama Right For Keeping the Faith - Rick Daugherty, PA Morning Call

- The Obama Bargain - Shelby Steele, Wall Street Journal

- On Wright, What Took Obama So Long? - Richard Cohen, Washington Post

- Eloquent Speech Masks the Real Issue - John Podhoretz, Contentions

- Speech Fine , Not Gen. Election - Tom Maguire, JustOneMinute

- Obama is Asking Voters to Excuse Jeremiah Wright - Stanley Kurtz, NRO

- An Honest, Honorable Candidate - Alan Wolfe, The New Republic

- Obama's Speech Was Brilliant, But... - Michael Crowley, The New Republic