Obama: Favorable/Unfavorable

Polling Data

PollDateSampleFavorable Unfavorable Spread
RCP Average02/17 - 03/01--69.023.0 +46.0
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl02/26 - 03/011007 A6819 +49
Daily Kos/R200002/23 - 02/262400 A7125 +46
FOX News02/17 - 02/18900 RV6825 +43

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Recent Commentary & News Stories

- Obama: A Course Correction Needed? - David Gergen, CNN

- The President Comes Out Swinging - Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive

- Obama Wasn't Elected to Bury Reaganism - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- Obama is Not Who Moderates Thought He Was - David Brooks, NY Times

- Bending the Trajectory Left - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

See All Obama: Favorable/Unfavorable Commentary & News Stories

Polling Data

PollDateSampleFavorable Unfavorable Spread
RCP Average02/17 - 03/01--69.023.0 +46.0
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl02/26 - 03/011007 A6819 +49
Daily Kos/R200002/23 - 02/262400 A7125 +46
FOX News02/17 - 02/18900 RV6825 +43
Hotline/FD01/21 - 01/24800 RV7615 +61
Daily Kos/R200001/19 - 01/222400 A7720 +57
ABC News/Wash Post01/13 - 01/161079 A7918 +61
CBS News/NY Times01/11 - 01/151112 A609 +51
FOX News01/13 - 01/14900 RV7615 +61
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl01/09 - 01/121007 A6614 +52
USA Today/Gallup01/09 - 01/111031 A7818 +60
Pew Research01/07 - 01/111503 A7915 +64
Daily Kos/R200001/05 - 01/082400 A6729 +38
Gallup01/03 - 01/051500 A7219 +53
FOX News12/09 - 12/10900 RV6824 +44
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl12/05 - 12/081009 A6716 +51
USA Today/Gallup11/07 - 11/091010 A6827 +41
CNN11/06 - 11/091246 A7522 +53
FOX News11/01 - 11/02971 LV5938 +21
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl11/01 - 11/021011 LV5635 +21
Rasmussen Reports10/31 - 11/023000 LV5643 +13
Diageo/Hotline10/31 - 11/02887 LV5441 +13
FOX News10/28 - 10/29924 LV5640 +16
CBS News/NY Times10/25 - 10/291234 RV5134 +17
GWU/Battleground10/23 - 10/291000 LV6036 +24
Newsweek10/22 - 10/231092 RV6232 +30
CBS News/NY Times10/19 - 10/221046 RV5231 +21
GWU/Battleground10/16 - 10/221000 LV5839 +19
FOX News10/20 - 10/21936 LV6035 +25
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl10/17 - 10/201159 RV5633 +23
CNN/Opinion Research10/17 - 10/19746 LV6235 +27
GWU/Battleground10/09 - 10/151000 LV6137 +24
LA Times/Bloomberg10/10 - 10/131030 LV5334 +19
CBS News/NY Times10/10 - 10/13972 RV5032 +18
USA Today/Gallup10/10 - 10/121201 RV6235 +27
ABC News/Wash Post10/08 - 10/11945 RV6433 +31
FOX News10/08 - 10/09900 RV6034 +26
Newsweek10/08 - 10/091035 RV6036 +24
GWU/Battleground10/06 - 10/09800 LV6236 +26
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl10/04 - 10/05658 RV5235 +17
CBS News10/03 - 10/05875 RV4634 +12
CBS News09/27 - 09/301113 RV4832 +16
Time09/26 - 09/291133 LV6033 +27
GWU/Battleground09/21 - 09/251000 LV5739 +18
CBS News/NY Times09/21 - 09/24844 RV4330 +13
FOX News09/22 - 09/23900 RV5733 +24
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl09/19 - 09/221085 RV4836 +12
LA Times/Bloomberg09/19 - 09/221287 RV5037 +13
CNN/Opinion Research09/19 - 09/21697 LV6136 +25
F&M/Hearst-Argyle09/15 - 09/211138 LV4338 +5
CBS News/NY Times09/12 - 09/161004 RV4535 +10
Newsweek09/10 - 09/111038 RV5737 +20
Battleground09/07 - 09/111000 LV5737 +20
FOX News09/08 - 09/09900 RV5736 +21
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl09/06 - 09/08860 RV5332 +21
Hotline/FD09/05 - 09/07924 RV5437 +17
ABC News/Wash Post09/05 - 09/07961 RV5836 +22
CBS News09/05 - 09/07655 RV4437 +7
USA Today/Gallup09/05 - 09/071022 A6235 +27
CNN09/05 - 09/07942 RV6034 +26
CBS News09/01 - 09/03734 RV3834 +4
CBS News08/29 - 08/31781 RV3934 +5
CNN08/23 - 08/24909 RV6036 +24
USA Today/Gallup08/21 - 08/231023 A6332 +31
ABC News/Wash Post08/19 - 08/22916 RV6234 +28
CBS News/NY Times08/15 - 08/19869 RV3932 +7
LA Times/Bloomberg08/15 - 08/181248 RV4835 +13
Quinnipiac08/12 - 08/171547 LV5230 +22
CBS News07/30 - 08/04906 RV3732 +5
CNN07/27 - 07/29914 RV6333 +30
USA Today/Gallup07/25 - 07/271007 A6135 +26
CBS News/NY Times07/07 - 07/141462 RV3931 +8
Quinnipiac07/08 - 07/131725 LV5529 +26
Newsweek07/09 - 07/101037 RV5632 +24
CNN06/26 - 06/29906 RV6332 +31
FOX News06/17 - 06/18900 RV5832 +26
USA Today/Gallup06/15 - 06/191625 A6431 +33
Newsweek06/18 - 06/19896 RV6226 +36
ABC News/Wash Post06/12 - 06/151125 A6333 +30
Hotline/FD06/05 - 06/08806 RV5733 +24
CBS News05/30 - 06/03930 RV4131 +10
Pew Research05/21 - 05/251505 A5140 +11
USA Today/Gallup05/01 - 05/031019 A5837 +21
CBS News/NY Times05/01 - 05/03601 RV4430 +14
CBS News/NY Times04/25 - 04/29956 RV3934 +5
Newsweek05/21 - 05/221205 RV5540 +15
Rasmussen04/23 - 04/261600 LV5047 +3
Newsweek04/24 - 04/251203 RV5340 +13
USA Today/Gallup04/18 - 04/211019 A6034 +26
Newsweek04/16 - 04/171209 RV5736 +21
ABC News/Wash Post04/10 - 04/131197 A5639 +17
Rasmussen04/08 - 04/111600 LV5148 +3
CBS News/NY Times03/28 - 04/021,368 RV4324 +19
Hotline/FD03/28 - 03/31799 RV5637 +19
Rasmussen03/26 - 03/291600 Lv4948 +1
NBC/WSJ03/24 - 03/25800 RV4932 +17
SurveyUSA03/25 - 03/251000 A3840 -2
Pew Research03/19 - 03/221,503 A5634 +22
Gallup03/14 - 03/161,025 A6233 +29
Rasmussen03/08 - 03/111600 LV5146 +5
NBC/WSJ03/08 - 03/101,012 RV5128 +23
Newsweek03/05 - 03/061215 RV6128 +33
LA Times/Bloomberg02/21 - 02/251246 RV6127 +34
Pew Research02/20 - 02/241,508 A5734 +23
CBS News/NY Times02/20 - 02/241115 RV4523 +22
Rasmussen02/08 - 02/111600 LV5344 +9
USA Today/Gallup02/08 - 02/101,016 A5834 +24
Pew Research01/30 - 02/021,502 A5830 +28
USA Today/Gallup01/30 - 02/021,016 A5932 +27
NBC/WSJ01/20 - 01/221,008 A3925 +14
USA Today/Gallup01/10 - 01/131,016 A5932 +27
Pew Research01/09 - 01/131,515 A5633 +23
ABC News/Wash Post01/09 - 01/121,130 A6330 +33
CNN/Opinion Research01/09 - 01/101,033 A5528 +27
Gallup01/09 - 01/111031 A7818 +60

All Commentary & News Stories

- Obama: A Course Correction Needed? - David Gergen, CNN

- The President Comes Out Swinging - Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive

- Obama Wasn't Elected to Bury Reaganism - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- Obama is Not Who Moderates Thought He Was - David Brooks, NY Times

- Bending the Trajectory Left - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- The Audacity of Nope - Christopher Buckley, The Daily Beast

- Obama May Have Overdone It with Budget - Clive Crook, Financial Times

- Do We Want a More Equal Society? - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- Obama is Campaigning, Not Governing - Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

- Yes, He Does Believe in Bigger Government - George Will, Newsweek

- Angry McCain Slams Obama - David Rogers, Politico

- Is Talk Cheap? - Thomas Sowell, RealClearPolitics

- The Right's Uncivil War Against Obama - Michael Dawson, The Root

- Repudiating Bush - Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic

- Could Obama's Borrowing Bankrupt the U.S.? - Phil Levy, Foreign Policy

- We Finally Have a Plan, and a President - Hendrik Hertzberg, New Yorker

- Obama Retreats on Iraq Withdrawal - Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune

- Obama Makes Right Call on Iraq - Michael Goodwin, New York Daily News

- Playing to Win Could Be a Loser for GOP - Charles Babington, AP

- Obama Administration Double-Deals On Israel - Anne Bayefsky, Forbes

- Guests: OMB Director Peter Orszag and Rep. Eric Cantor - This Week

- Interview with Defense Secretary Robert Gates - Meet the Press

- Budget Burden Falls to Congress - Wall Street Journal

- The Promised Iraq Withdrawal - Lawrence Korb, Center for American Prog

- Iraq's Reality on the Ground - John Barry, Newsweek

- A Resolute Ally to the North - Mary O'Grady, Wall Street Journal

- Clinton's Weak Hand in China - Michael Goodwin, New York Daily News

- Rush Limbaugh's Speech at CPAC 2009 - Rush Limbaugh

- The Anti-War President - Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian

- Congressional Repubs Go Soft on Obama - Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard

- The Return of Big Government - Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

- Interview with President Barack Obama - The NewsHour

- Gregg Had Stake In, Won Aid for Base - Associated Press

- Shields & Brooks on Obama's Iraq, Budget Plans - The NewsHour

- The Budget Liberals Have Been Waiting For - Clive Crook, Financial Times

- Why Obama is Moving So Quickly - Howard Fineman, Newsweek

- Do Americans Want a New Era of Big Govt? - Chuck Raasch, USA Today

- Gimmicks We Can Believe In - John Dickerson, Slate

- Obama Proposes a European U.S. - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

- Obama's Strange Habit of Denying What He's Doing - Mona Charen, NRO

- Republicans' Day of Reckoning - William Kristol, Washington Post

- Progressive Govt is the New Center - Robert Borosage, Huffington Post

- The Two Faces of Barack Obama - Matt Welch, Reason

- Obama As Ideological Rorschach - Dick Meyer, NPR

- Obama's Straw Men - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- Obama's Speech: A Tonal Masterpiece - Joe Klein, Time

- The President's Dual Mission - Mark Schmitt, The American Prospect

- Obama's Day of Reckoning - Sean Wilentz, The Daily Beast

- Can Obama Turn His Confidence Into Success? - John Dickerson, Slate

- Promises, Promises - Tucker Carlson, The Daily Beast

- Give Obama a Break - Tina Brown, The Daily Beast

- A Rocky Start for Obama - Bragg van Antwerp, Splice Today

- Obama Proposes a Breathlessly Ambitious Agenda - Nina Easton, Fortune

- The State of His Presidency is Strong - David Corn, Mother Jones

- He's Inspiring, But Where's Banking Plan? - Clive Crook, Financial Times

- The President Asks for Sacrifice but Skips the Details - The Economist

- We Will Rebuild, We Will Recover - President Barack Obama, U.S. Congress

- Republicans' Day of Reckoning - William Kristol, Washington Post

- An Enormous Bet on Big Government - Dick Morris, New York Post

- Soon, Obama Will Have to Face Reality - Holman Jenkins, Wall St. Journal

- Obama Owns Spotlight But He's Vulnerable - Peter Wehner, Commentary

- Santelli is Right: Obama's Housing Plan Has Problems - Joel Stein, Time

- Obama Urges Bold Action and Big Ideas - Peter Baker, New York Times

- Obama and the $1 Trillion Question - Rich Lowry, New York Post

- Conservative Words for a Liberal Agenda - J. Harris & J. Martin, Politico

- Obama Ushers in a New Era - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- Obama Reaches Out to Average Americans - Gerald Seib, Wall St. Journal

- Embracing the Role of Problem-Solver - Peter Canellos, Boston Globe

- Obama's Address: A Road Map Without GPS - Douglas McIntyre, Time

- Obama Balances Optimism & Urgency - Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post

- Obama Soars, But Can He Fix the Economy? - Walter Shapiro, New Republic

- A Speech That Defines a New Era - Michael Tomasky, The Guardian

- Finally, an Inaugural Address - Richard Cohen, Washington Post

- Here's What Obama Needs to Do - Jim Cramer, Hardball

- On Economy, Confidence in Obama but Not His Plans - David Sanger, NYT

- Obama's Stimulus: A Colossal Waste? - Robert Samuelson, Newsweek

- Obama is Failing to Lead on the Economy - Jed Babbin, Human Events

- The President's FDR Moment - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- Dark Dark Dark - Maureen Dowd, New York Times

- As Bailouts Increase, So Do the Doubts - Michael Goodwin, NY Daily News

- Count On The Constitution - Michael Barone, US News & World Report

- Time for Obama to Admit It: He's a Liberal - Leon Wieseltier, New Republic

- Reflections on Obama's First Month - Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

- Obama Up in Polls, But Issues Favor GOP - Michael Barone, US News & WR

- Mr. President, Enough with Doomsday Talk - Mark McKinnon, Daily Beast

- People Don't Want to Pay Their Neighbor's Mortgage - Rick Santelli, CNBC

- Fixing Our Housing Crisis - Tim Geithner & Shaun Donovan, USA Today

- Post-Partisanship Was Obama's Great Promise - Louiza Savage, Maclean's

- Is the Obama Administration Winging It? - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- Analysts on Obama's Housing Plan - The NewsHour

- Obama's Governing Style - Tony Blankley, Washington Times

- Obama: The Birth of a Salesman - Mike Madden, Salon

- Obama Can Still Use The GOP's Help - David Broder, Washington Post

- Public Still Wants Obama to Change Washington - Dan Gerstein, Forbes

- Stimulus Fight Helps Bring Real Obama Into Focus - Cathy Young, RCP

- Optimism About Obama is the Only Optimism - Stu Rothenberg, Roll Call

- This is a Presidency on Steroids - Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

- Public Will See Through Empty Symbolism - Jack Kelly, Pittsburgh PG

- Stocks Hate Obamanomics & Obeynomics - Rich Karlgaard, Forbes

- The Culture Wars Aren't Over - Rod Dreher, Dallas Morning News