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ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Aug. 13-17, 2014. N=1,025 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/13-17/14

42 51 7    
 

6/18-22/14

42 52 6    

 

McClatchy-Marist Poll. Aug. 4-7, 2014. N=806 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Impeachment is the first step in the constitutional process for removing a president from office. Do you think Congress should or should not begin impeachment proceedings to remove President Obama from office?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/4-7/14

26 69 6    
             

"The Republicans in Congress are talking about suing President Obama over an executive order he issued to delay part of the health care law. Do you think congress should or should not sue President Obama?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

8/4-7/14

34 58 8    

 

CBS News Poll. July 29-Aug. 4, 2014. N=1,344 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

36 48 16    
 

6/20-22/14

36 58 6    
 

5/16-19/14

39 48 13    
 

3/20-23/14

36 49 14    
 

2/19-23/14

39 48 13    
 

1/17-21/14

42 42 15    
 

12/5-8/13

42 44 14    
 

11/15-18/13

38 50 12    
 

9/19-23/13

40 49 11    
 

7/18-22/13

43 44 12    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

45 39 16    
 

4/24-28/13

45 38 17    
 

3/20-24/13

43 37 19    
 

2/6-10/13

48 31 21    
 

1/11-15/13

49 36 15    
 

12/12-16/12

51 32 17    
 

10/25-28/12

47 41 12    
 

9/8-12/12

50 36 15    
 

8/22-26/12

45 35 20    
 

7/11-16/12

41 42 17    
 

4/13-17/12

46 36 18    
 

3/7-11/12

40 41 19    
 

2/8-13/12

50 36 14    
 

1/12-17/12

48 35 17    
 

1/4-8/12

46 37 17    
 

12/5-7/11

41 41 18    
 

11/6-10/11

45 41 14    
 

10/19-24/11

50 31 19    
 

6/3-7/11

47 37 16    
 

3/18-21/11

47 36 17    
 

2/11-14/11

46 33 21    
 

1/15-19/11

46 32 22    
 

11/29 - 12/2/10

40 45 15    
 

11/7-10/10

46 37 17    
 

7/9-12/10

44 41 15    
 

4/28 - 5/2/10

48 38 14    
 

2/5-10/10

47 34 19    
 

1/14-17/10

49 38 13    
 

11/13-16/09

50 36 14    
 

10/5-8/09

48 28 24    
 

7/24-28/09

54 24 22    
 

7/9-12/09

53 30 17    
 

6/12-16/09

59 23 18    
 

4/22-26/09

59 23 18    
 

4/1-5/09

59 19 22    
 

2/18-22/09

57 17 26    
 

2/2-4/09

50 15 35    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

40 54 6    
 

6/20-22/14

41 54 5    
 

5/16-19/14

42 52 6    
 

3/20-23/14

39 56 5    
 

2/19-23/14

38 57 5    
 

1/17-21/14

41 53 6    
 

12/5-8/13

37 58 6    
 

11/15-18/13

37 60 3    
 

10/18-21/13

42 52 7    
 

9/19-23/13

41 54 5    
 

9/6-8/13

46 48 6    
 

7/18-22/13

45 49 6    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

44 50 6    
 

4/24-28/13

41 52 7    
 

3/20-24/13

39 54 7    
 

2/6-10/13

45 49 6    
 

1/11-15/13

46 49 5    
 

12/12-16/12

47 47 6    
 

10/25-28/12

46 47 7    
 

9/8-12/12

45 47 8    
 

8/22-26/12

39 54 7    
 

7/11-16/12

39 55 6    
 

4/13-17/12

44 48 7    
 

3/7-11/12

39 54 7    
 

2/8-13/12

44 50 6    
 

1/12-17/12

40 54 6    
 

1/4-8/12

38 55 7    
 

12/5-7/11

33 60 7    
 

11/6-10/11

34 60 6    
 

10/19-24/11

38 56 6    
 

9/28 - 10/2/11

35 53 12    
 

9/10-15/11

34 57 9    
 

6/24-28/11

39 52 9    
 

6/3-7/11

37 56 7    
 

4/15-20/11

38 57 5    
 

3/18-21/11

39 53 8    
 

2/11-14/11

42 50 8    
 

1/15-19/11

41 52 7    
 

11/29 - 12/2/10

43 50 7    
 

11/7-10/10

40 53 7    
 

10/21-26/10

42 50 8    
 

10/1-5/10

38 50 12    
 

9/10-14/10

41 51 8    
 

8/20-24/10

44 48 8    
 

7/9-12/10

40 54 6    
 

6/16-20/10

45 48 7    
 

5/20-24/10

43 48 9    
 

4/28 - 5/2/10

48 47 5    
 

4/5-12/10

43 46 11    
 

3/29 - 4/1/10

42 50 8    
 

3/18-21/10

45 45 10    
 

2/5-10/10

42 52 6    
 

1/14-17/10

46 48 6    
 

1/6-10/10

41 47 12    
 

12/4-8/09

47 43 10    
 

11/13-16/09

49 43 8    
 

10/5-8/09

54 38 8    
 

9/19-23/09

50 40 10    
 

8/27-31/09

53 41 6    
 

7/24-28/09

51 41 8    
 

7/9-12/09

48 44 8    
 

6/12-16/09

57 35 8    
 

5/6-12/09

56 33 11    
 

4/22-26/09

61 29 10    
 

4/1-5/09

56 34 10    
 

3/20-22/09

61 29 10    
 

3/12-16/09

56 33 11    
 

2/18-22/09

57 32 11    
 

2/2-4/09

55 24 21    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the issue of immigration?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

31 57 12    
 

3/20-23/14

35 56 9    
 

7/18-22/13

43 45 12    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

39 49 12    
 

4/24-28/13

44 45 11    
 

2/6-10/13

46 41 13    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling relations with Russia?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

38 44 18    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between Israel and the Palestinians?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

33 50 16    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has strong qualities of leadership, or not?"

 
    Does
have
Does
not have
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

50 47 3    
 

3/20-23/14

53 45 2    
 

11/15-18/13

50 48 2    
 

9/19-23/13

58 39 3    
 

12/5-7/11

57 39 4    
 

9/28 - 10/2/11

57 39 4    
 

2/11-14/11

62 34 4    
 

6/16-20/10

62 35 3    
 

1/14-17/10

70 28 2    
 

10/5-8/09

72 24 4    
 

8/27-31/09

73 25 2    
 

2/2-4/09

85 10 5    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has the same priorities for the country as you have, or doesn't he?"

 
    Does
have
Does
not have
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

38 56 5    
 

12/5-8/13

38 58 4    
 

11/15-18/13

38 59 3    
 

2/6-10/13

45 50 5    
 

1/12-17/12

44 50 6    
 

12/5-7/11

41 54 5    
 

4/15-20/11

43 53 3    
 

2/11-14/11

45 51 4    
 

1/15-19/11

42 52 6    
 

7/9-12/10

48 48 4    
 

5/20-24/10

45 47 8    
 

10/5-8/09

58 38 4    
 

7/24-28/09

62 31 7    
 

2/18-22/09

65 28 7    
             

"How much confidence do you have in Barack Obama's ability to handle an international crisis: a lot, some, a little, or none at all?"

 
    A lot Some A little None
at all
Unsure/
No answer
    % % % % %
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

25 27 20 27 2
 

3/20-23/14

28 25 18 27 1
             

"Republicans in the House of Representatives have authorized a lawsuit against Barack Obama on the grounds that he exceeded his authority when he delayed a provision of the 2010 health care law. Do you approve or disapprove of this lawsuit?" Asked Aug. 1-4, 2014.

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

8/1-4/14

37 54 9    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). July 30-Aug. 3, 2014. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.
RV = registered voters. Among adults, except where indicated.

 

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing in handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/30 - 8/3/14

42 53 5    
 

6/11-15/14

41 54 5    
 

4/23-27/14

42 54 4    
 

3/5-9/14

41 56 3    
 

12/4-8/13

39 58 3    
 

9/5-8/13

45 52 3    
 

7/17-21/13

45 51 4    
 

5/30 - 6/2/13

46 49 5    
 

4/5-8/13

47 50 3    
 

2/21-24/13

44 51 5    
 

1/12-15/13

49 48 3    
 

12/6-9/12

49 47 4    
 

11/1-3/12 LV

47 51 2    
 

10/17-20/12 RV

46 52 2    
 

9/26-30/12 RV

46 51 3    
 

9/12-16/12 RV

47 51 2    
 

7/18-22/12 RV

44 53 3    
 

6/20-24/12

42 53 5    
 

5/16-20/12

43 52 5    
 

4/13-17/12

45 52 3    
 

2/29 - 3/3/12

45 51 4    
 

1/22-24/12

45 50 5    
 

12/7-11/11

39 57 4    
 

11/2-5/11

40 57 3    
 

10/6-10/11

39 57 4    
 

8/27-31/11

37 59 4    
 

7/14-17/11

43 54 3    
 

6/9-13/11

41 54 5    
 

5/5-7/11

37 58 5    
 

3/31 - 4/4/11

45 52 3    
 

2/24-28/11

46 49 5    
 

1/13-17/11

45 50 5    
 

12/9-13/10

42 54 4    
 

11/11-15/10

42 54 4    
 

10/14-18/10 RV

43 53 4    
 

9/22-26/10

42 54 4    
 

8/26-30/10

39 56 5    
 

8/5-9/10

44 52 4    
 

6/17-21/10

46 50 4    
 

5/6-10/10

48 46 6    
 

3/11, 13-14/10

47 50 3    
 

1/23-25/10

47 49 4    
 

1/10-14/10

43 49 8    
 

12/11-14/09

42 51 7    
 

10/22-25/09

47 46 7    
 

9/17-20/09

50 42 8    
 

7/24-27/09

49 44 7    
 

6/12-15/09

51 38 11    
 

4/23-26/09

55 37 8    
 

2/26 - 3/1/09

56 31 13    
 

"Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing in handling foreign policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/30 - 8/3/14

36 60 4    
 

6/11-15/14

37 57 6    
 

4/23-27/14

38 53 9    
 

3/5-9/14

41 53 6    
 

12/4-8/13

44 48 8    
 

8/28-29/13

41 49 10    
 

7/17-21/13

46 46 8    
 

4/5-8/13

46 43 11    
 

12/6-9/12

52 40 8    
 

10/17-20/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

9/26-30/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

9/12-16/12 RV

49 46 5    
 

7/18-22/12 RV

53 41 6    
 

5/16-20/12

51 42 7    
 

1/22-24/12

51 41 8    
 

11/2-5/11

52 41 7    
 

8/27-31/11

50 45 5    
 

6/9-13/11

50 44 6    
 

5/5-7/11

57 35 8    
 

3/31 - 4/4/11

49 46 5    
 

11/11-15/10

48 44 8    
 

1/10-14/10

50 37 13    
 

12/11-14/09

49 42 9    
 

10/22-25/09

51 39 10    
 

9/17-20/09

50 36 14    
 

7/24-27/09

57 33 10    
 

6/12-15/09

54 36 10    
 

4/23-26/09

56 31 13    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 23-27, 2014. N=1,026 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling international affairs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/23-27/14

46 50 4    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

41 50 10    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

47 45 8    
 

9/12-15/13

47 44 9    
 

12/13-16/12

54 39 7    
 

9/26-29/12 RV

49 48 3    
 

5/17-20/12

48 46 6    
 

4/5-8/12

47 44 9    
 

1/12-15/12

49 44 7    
 

10/31 - 11/3/11

47 45 8    
 

11/12-15/09

60 37 3    
 

10/15-18/09

57 36 7    
 

9/10-12/09

57 33 10    
 

6/18-21/09

61 32 7    
 

4/21-24/09

67 27 6    
 

3/26-29/09

62 27 11    
             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the controversy over the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/23-27/14

46 43 12    
             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between Israel and the Palestinians?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/23-27/14

39 52 9    

 

CNN/ORC Poll. July 18-20, 2014. N=1,012 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Is a strong and decisive leader."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

48 52 1    
 

3/7-9/14

50 50 -    
 

11/18-20/13

46 53 -    
 

9/6-8/13

50 49 1    
 

6/11-13/13

52 48 -    
 

5/17-18/13

58 41 1    
 

1/11-12/12

52 47 1    
 

9/9-11/11

48 52 -    
 

5/24-26/11

57 42 -    
 

5/2/11

58 41 1    
 

4/9-10/11

53 46 1    
 

1/14-16/11

57 43 -    
 

6/16/10

53 46 1    
 

1/22-24/10

60 39 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

62 37 1    
 

6/26-28/09

70 28 1    
 

2/18-19/09

80 19 1    
 

12/19-21/08

76 23 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/08 RV

64 35 1    
 

3/14-16/08 RV

59 39 3    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Generally agrees with you on issues you care about."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

43 56 2    
 

3/7-9/14

45 53 2    
 

11/18-20/13

44 56 1    
 

5/17-18/13

51 47 2    
 

1/11-12/12

48 50 1    
 

4/9-10/11

47 52 1    
 

1/14-16/11

47 52 1    
 

1/22-24/10

50 49 -    
 

6/26-28/09

56 42 1    
 

2/18-19/09

63 36 1    
 

12/19-21/08

68 31 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Can manage the government effectively."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

42 57 1    
 

3/7-9/14

43 57 -    
 

11/18-20/13

40 60 1    
 

6/11-13/13

47 53 -    
 

5/17-18/13

52 47 1    
 

9/9-11/11

42 57 -    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

51 47 1    
 

4/9-10/11

45 55 1    
 

6/16/10

49 50 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

58 42 -    
 

6/26-28/09

61 38 1    
 

12/19-21/08

76 23 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Cares about people like you."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

51 48 1    
 

3/7-9/14

52 47 1    
 

11/18-20/13

52 48 -    
 

9/6-8/13

53 46 1    
 

9/9-11/11

57 43 1    
 

5/24-26/11

60 39 1    
 

4/9-10/11

57 41 1    
 

1/14-16/11

57 42 1    
 

6/16/10

60 40 -    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

59 41 -    
 

12/19-21/08

73 27 -    
 

10/30 - 11/1/08 RV

66 33 1    
 

6/26-29/08 RV

67 31 2    
 

3/14-16/08 RV

67 32 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Shares your values."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

46 53 1    
 

3/7-9/14

48 51 1    
 

5/24-26/11

55 44 1    
 

4/29 - 5/1/11

51 47 2    
 

1/14-16/11

50 50 1    
 

1/22-24/10

51 48 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

53 47 -    
 

2/18-19/09

67 32 1    
 

12/19-21/08

72 28 1    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. ... Is sincere in what he says."

 
    Applies Doesn't
apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

49 49 1    
 

1/14-16/11

65 35 1    
 

6/16/10

64 35 1    
 

1/22-24/10

63 37 -    
             

"Do you think Barack Obama has gone too far, has been about right, or has not gone far enough in expanding the power of the presidency and executive branch?"

 
    Too far About
right
Not far
enough
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/18-20/14

45 30 22 3  
             

"Based on what you have read or heard, do you believe that President Obama should be impeached and removed from office, or don't you feel that way?"

 
    Should be
impeached
Don't feel
that way
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

33 65 1    
 

Democrats

13 86 1    
 

Independents

35 63 2    
 

Republicans

57 42 1    
             

"As you may know, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering filing a lawsuit against President Obama because he issued an order delaying a key provision in the health care law. Based on what you have read or heard, do you believe that the Republicans in the U.S. House should file a lawsuit against Obama, or don't you feel that way?"

 
    Should file
a lawsuit
Don't feel
that way
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

ALL

41 57 3    
 

Democrats

12 84 3    
 

Independents

43 55 3    
 

Republicans

75 22 2    
             

"Suppose that for some reason a presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Who would you be more likely to vote for?" If unsure: "As of today, do you lean more toward . . . ?"

 
    Barack
Obama
Mitt
Romney
Neither
(vol.)
   
    % % %    
 

7/18-20/14

44 53 3    
             

"In general, do you think Congress should attempt to impeach a president in order to express dissatisfaction with his policies or the way the president is handling his job, or do you think Congress should attempt impeachment only if there is evidence that the president has committed a very serious crime such as treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors?"

 
    To express
dissatisfaction
Very serious crimes only Never
impeach (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/18-20/14

18 79 1 2  

 

Pew Research Center. July 8-14, 2014. N=1,805 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.7.

             

"... Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

40 56 4    
 

12/3-8/13

42 53 5    
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

31 65 3    
 

9/4-8/13

43 52 5    
 

6/12-16/13

44 50 5    
 

2/13-18/13

40 56 4    
 

3/7-11/12

43 53 4    
 

1/11-16/12

38 59 4    
 

5/2/11

40 55 4    
 

3/30 - 4/3/11

39 56 6    
 

1/6-9/11

42 51 7    
 

6/16-20/10

43 51 5    
 

5/6-9/10

41 51 8    
 

4/21-26/10

38 54 8    
 

3/10-14/10

41 52 7    
 

1/6-10/10

42 51 7    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

42 52 5    
 

7/22-26/09

38 53 9    
 

6/10-14/09

52 40 8    
 

4/14-21/09

60 33 7    
 

2/4-8/09

56 24 20    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation involving the large number of children from Central America who have entered the country illegally?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

28 56 15    
             

"... Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?" N=858 (Form 1)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

35 54 11    
 

1/6-9/11

46 41 12    
 

6/16-20/10

45 44 11    
 

1/6-10/10

45 44 10    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

41 48 12    
 

7/22-26/09

47 38 15    
             

"... Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the nation's foreign policy?" N=947 (Form 2)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

7/8-14/14

36 55 9    
 

10/30 - 11/6/13

34 56 10    
 

9/4-8/13

33 57 11    
 

2/13-18/13

44 42 14    
 

1/11-16/12

46 45 10    
 

1/6-10/10

44 40 16    
 

10/28 - 11/8/09

44 38 18    
 

7/22-26/09

47 32 21    
 

6/10-14/09

57 31 12    
 

4/14-21/09

61 22 17    
 

2/4-8/09

52 17 31    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 9-13, 2014. N=1,016 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama handling the issue of undocumented immigrants coming into the United States over the border with Mexico?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/9-13/14

33 58 8    

 

Quinnipiac University. June 24-30, 2014. N=1,446 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.6.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/24-30/14

37 55 8    
 

10/25-31/11

61 34 5    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Afghanistan?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/24-30/14

42 52 7    
 

6/28 - 7/8/13

46 45 9    
 

10/25-31/11

50 41 9    
 

1/4-11/11

46 40 14    
 

4/14-19/10

49 39 12    
 

3/22-23/10

52 36 12    
 

2/2-8/10

51 39 10    
 

1/5-11/10

45 45 10    
 

12/15-20/09

47 43 10    
 

12/1-6/09

45 45 11    
 

11/9-16/09

38 49 12    
 

9/29 - 10/5/09

42 40 17    

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. June 20-22, 2014. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the current situation in Iraq?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/20-22/14

37 52 10    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). June 11-15, 2014. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

 

"Thinking about the rest of Barack Obama's term as president, do you think he can lead the country and get the job done or do you no longer feel that he is able to lead the country and get the job done?"

 
    Can lead Can no
longer lead
Depends
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/11-15/14

42 54 2 2  
 

"Over the last 12 months, do you feel that the performance of the Obama administration has gotten better, stayed the same, or gotten worse?"

 
    Gotten
better
Stayed
the same
Gotten
worse
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/11-15/14

15 43 41 1  

 

Bloomberg National Poll conducted by Selzer & Company. June 6-9, 2014. N=1,005 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"With the economy"

 

6/6-9/14

38 57 5    
 

3/7-10/14

43 53 4    
 

2/15-18/13

47 49 4    
 

12/7-10/12

48 48 4    
 

6/17-20/11

39 57 4    
 

3/4-7/11

43 52 5    
 

12/3-7/09

45 50 5    
 

9/10-14/09

50 45 5    
             
 

"With health care"

 

6/6-9/14

38 58 4    
 

3/7-10/14

40 54 6    
             
 

"With the budget deficit"

 

6/6-9/14

28 63 9    
 

3/7-10/14

34 57 9    
 

2/15-18/13

35 55 10    
 

12/7-10/12

40 53 7    
 

6/17-20/11

32 61 7    
 

3/4-7/11

38 56 6    
 

12/3-7/09

35 57 8    
 

9/10-14/09

38 55 7    
             
 

"With negotiating with the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives"

 

6/6-9/14

33 55 12    
 

3/7-10/14

37 51 12    
 

2/15-18/13

42 44 14    
 

12/7-10/12

45 45 10    
             
 

"With making people like me feel more economically secure"

 

6/6-9/14

37 57 6    
 

3/7-10/14

42 52 6    
 

2/15-18/13

45 48 7    
             
 

"With the exchange of five prisoners held at Guantanamo for an American soldier"

 

6/6-9/14

31 51 18    
             
 

"With dealing with the situation in Ukraine"

 

6/6-9/14

31 46 23    
 

3/7-10/14

34 41 25    
             
 

"In fighting for the middle class"

 

6/6-9/14

44 51 5    
             
 

"In dealing with problems in the Veterans Administration"

 

6/6-9/14

33 51 16    
 

"Which of the following statements better reflects your view of President Obama as a world leader? Some foreign leaders are challenging the U.S. because they perceive President Obama is weak and will not take aggressive action to stop them. Foreign leaders who are challenging the U.S. would likely behave the same way under any president -- they are fixated on pursuing their own national interests." Options rotated

 
    Obama
perceived
as weak
Would behave
the same with
any president
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/6-9/14

46 50 4    

 

Gallup Poll. June 5-8, 2014. N=1,027 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation involving health care for veterans at VA hospitals?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/5-8/14

29 63 8    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the release of U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held in Afghanistan by the Taliban for five years?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/5-8/14

38 50 12    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. May 29-June 1, 2014. N=1,002 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling the economy?" RV = registered voters

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

43 53 4    
 

4/24-27/14

42 54 4    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

43 54 2    
 

1/20-23/14

43 55 3    
 

12/12-15/13

42 55 4    
 

11/14-17/13

41 57 2    
 

10/17-20/13

44 54 2    
 

9/12-15/13

45 51 4    
 

7/18-21/13

45 49 6    
 

5/16-19/13

48 48 4    
 

4/11-14/13

44 53 3    
 

3/7-10/13

44 52 4    
 

1/10-13/13

50 47 3    
 

12/13-16/12

50 48 3    
 

10/10-13/12 RV

47 51 2    
 

9/26-29/12 RV

47 52 1    
 

9/7-9/12 RV

45 53 2    
 

8/22-25/12

44 54 3    
 

7/5-8/12

44 54 2    
 

5/17-20/12

42 55 2    
 

4/5-8/12

44 54 2    
 

3/7-10/12

38 59 2    
 

2/1-4/12

44 53 3    
 

1/12-15/12

41 57 2    
 

12/15-18/11

41 56 2    
 

10/31 - 11/3/11

38 61 2    
 

9/29 - 10/2/11

35 61 4    
 

8/29 - 9/1/11

36 62 2    
 

7/14-17/11

39 57 3    
 

6/2-5/11

40 59 2    
 

4/14-17/11

42 57 2    
 

3/10-13/11

43 55 2    
 

1/13-16/11

46 51 2    
 

12/9-12/10

43 54 3    
 

9/30 - 10/3/10

45 53 2    
 

8/30 - 9/2/10

41 57 2    
 

7/7-11/10

43 54 4    
 

6/3-6/10

50 49 2    
 

4/22-25/10

49 49 2    
 

3/23-26/10

45 52 3    
 

2/4-8/10

45 53 2    
 

1/12-15/10

47 52 1    
 

12/10-13/09

46 52 2    
 

11/12-15/09

51 47 2    
 

10/15-18/09

50 48 1    
 

9/10-12/09

51 46 2    
 

8/13-17/09

52 46 2    
 

7/15-18/09

52 46 3    
 

6/18-21/09

56 41 3    
 

4/21-24/09

58 38 4    
 

3/26-29/09

60 38 3    
 

2/19-22/09

60 34 6    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling immigration issues?" Half sample (Form A)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 50 12    
 

7/18-21/13

43 44 13    
 

5/16-19/13

46 41 13    
 

4/11-14/13

44 43 13    
 

1/30 - 2/3/13

49 43 8    
 

7/5-8/12

38 52 10    
 

6/3-6/10

39 51 10    
 

3/23-26/10

33 43 23    
 

4/21-24/09

48 35 18    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation in Afghanistan?" Half sample (Form A)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

45 45 10    
 

5/17-20/12

47 44 9    
 

4/5-8/12

48 43 9    
 

3/7-10/12

46 47 7    
 

7/14-17/11

53 43 5    
 

6/2-5/11

52 41 7    
 

4/14-17/11

44 49 7    
 

1/13-16/11

49 41 10    
 

12/9-12/10

45 46 10    
 

7/7-11/10

45 45 10    
 

4/22-25/10

56 36 7    
 

3/23-26/10

53 35 12    
 

1/12-15/10

50 45 6    
 

12/10-13/09

52 44 4    
 

11/12-15/09

45 48 6    
 

10/15-18/09

45 47 7    
 

9/10-12/09

55 37 7    
 

8/13-17/09

60 33 7    
 

7/15-18/09

62 30 8    
 

4/21-24/09

63 26 11    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling implementation of the new health care law?" Half sample (Form B)

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

39 56 5    
 

4/24-27/14

37 57 6    
 

3/26-30/14

44 54 2    
 

2/27 - 3/2/14

38 57 4    
 

1/20-23/14

37 59 4    
 

12/12-15/13

34 62 4    
 

11/14-17/13

33 63 3    
 

10/17-20/13

41 53 6    
 

9/12-15/13

34 55 11    
             

"Overall, who do you trust to do a better job coping with the main problems the nation faces over the next few years, Obama or the Republicans in Congress?" Options rotated

 
    Obama Republicans
in Congress
Both (vol.) Neither
(vol.)
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

5/29 - 6/1/14

43 38 1 14 5
 

12/12-15/13

41 41 1 15 3
 

12/13-16/12

50 35 1 11 3
 

12/9-12/10

43 38 2 12 4

 

CNN/ORC Poll. May 29-June 1, 2014. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"The economy"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 61 1    
 

9/6-8/13

43 56 2    
 

6/11-13/13

42 57 1    
 

4/5-7/13

44 54 2    
 

1/14-15/13

48 51 1    
 

11/11-13/11

35 63 2    
 

9/9-11/11

36 61 3    
 

8/24-25/11

34 65 1    
 

8/5-7/11

34 64 2    
 

5/24-26/11

41 58 1    
 

3/18-20/11

39 60 1    
 

1/21-23/11

45 54 -    
 

11/11-14/10

40 58 2    
 

9/1-2/10

40 59 2    
 

7/16-21/10

42 57 -    
 

3/25-28/10

44 55 1    
 

3/19-21/10

43 54 2    
 

1/8-10/10

44 54 2    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

46 54 1    
 

9/11-13/09

54 45 1    
 

8/28-31/09

49 51 -    
 

3/12-15/09

59 40 2    
 
 

"Health care policy"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

36 63 1    
 

9/6-8/13

42 55 3    
 

4/5-7/13

44 54 2    
 

1/14-15/13

50 49 2    
 

11/11-13/11

38 59 3    
 

5/24-26/11

40 57 2    
 

3/18-20/11

41 58 2    
 

1/21-23/11

44 55 1    
 

7/16-21/10

44 54 2    
 

3/25-28/10

45 54 1    
 

3/19-21/10

40 58 2    
 

1/8-10/10

40 59 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

42 57 2    
 

9/11-13/09

51 47 2    
 

8/28-31/09

44 53 3    
 

3/12-15/09

57 41 2    
 
 

"Foreign affairs"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

40 57 3    
 

9/6-8/13

40 57 3    
 

6/11-13/13

44 54 2    
 

4/5-7/13

49 48 4    
 

1/14-15/13

54 42 4    
 

9/9-11/11

47 50 3    
 

8/24-25/11

50 47 3    
 

8/5-7/11

47 50 3    
 

3/18-20/11

54 43 3    
 

1/21-23/11

57 40 3    
 

11/11-14/10

49 46 5    
 

3/25-28/10

51 44 4    
 

1/8-10/10

51 46 3    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

51 47 2    
 

9/11-13/09

58 38 4    
 

8/28-31/09

54 42 3    
 

3/12-15/09

66 28 6    
 
 

"The federal budget deficit"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

31 67 3    
 

9/6-8/13

36 61 3    
 

6/11-13/13

34 64 2    
 

4/5-7/13

38 58 4    
 

1/14-15/13

41 57 2    
 

8/24-25/11

33 66 1    
 

8/5-7/11

34 64 2    
 

5/24-26/11

34 64 2    
 

3/18-20/11

36 62 2    
 

1/21-23/11

38 60 2    
 

11/11-14/10

36 61 3    
 

7/16-21/10

36 62 2    
 

3/19-21/10

36 62 2    
 

1/8-10/10

36 62 1    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

39 60 2    
 

9/11-13/09

46 51 3    
 

8/28-31/09

36 63 1    
 

3/12-15/09

52 47 2    
 
 

"Terrorism"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

49 49 2    
 

6/11-13/13

52 45 3    
 

1/14-15/13

65 33 2    
 

8/24-25/11

62 37 1    
 

8/5-7/11

62 35 3    
 

5/24-26/11

65 34 1    
 

1/21-23/11

60 38 3    
 

11/11-14/10

56 38 6    
 

9/1-2/10

50 47 3    
 

7/16-21/10

52 46 2    
 

3/19-21/10

53 45 2    
 

1/8-10/10

50 49 1    
 

8/28-31/09

52 45 3    
 

3/12-15/09

61 35 4    
 
 

"Illegal immigration"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

35 61 5    
 

6/11-13/13

40 56 4    
 

4/5-7/13

44 50 6    
 

1/21-23/11

38 57 4    
 

7/16-21/10

38 59 3    
 

3/19-21/10

37 56 7    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

36 58 6    
 
 

"Gun policy"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

33 64 4    
 

4/5-7/13

45 52 3    
 

1/14-15/13

46 49 6    
 
 

"Environmental policy"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

49 45 7    
 

1/14-15/13

60 36 4    
 

3/19-21/10

55 37 8    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

62 33 5    
 
 

"Helping the middle class"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

40 58 2    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

50 49 1    
 

3/12-15/09

67 32 1    
 
 

"The situation in Afghanistan"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

42 56 2    
 

1/14-15/13

54 42 4    
 

11/11-13/11

48 48 4    
 

5/24-26/11

55 42 3    
 

1/21-23/11

51 46 3    
 

9/1-2/10

48 47 5    
 

7/16-21/10

46 51 3    
 

3/19-21/10

55 42 3    
 

1/8-10/10

51 47 3    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

42 56 2    
 

8/28-31/09

49 46 5    
 

3/12-15/09

67 29 5    
 
 

"The situation in Veterans Affairs hospitals and medical facilities"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

37 58 6    
 
 

"The situation in Ukraine"

 

5/29 - 6/1/14

38 53 9    
 

5/2-4/14

48 44 7    
 

3/7-9/14

48 43 9    

 

CBS News Poll. May 20-21, 2014. N=1,056 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the problems at Veterans Administration medical facilities?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/20-21/14

29 45 25    

 

CBS News Poll. May 16-19, 2014. N=1,009 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling health care?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/16-19/14

43 53 4    
 

3/20-23/14

40 56 5    
 

1/17-21/14

41 54 5    
 

12/5-8/13

41 55 5    
 

11/15-18/13

32 65 3    
 

9/19-23/13

40 54 5    
 

5/20-24/10

42 52 6    
 

4/28 - 5/2/10

44 48 8    
 

4/5-12/10

41 51 9    
 

3/29 - 4/1/10

34 55 11    
 

3/18-21/10

41 51 8    
 

2/5-10/10

35 55 10    
 

1/14-17/10

40 54 6    
 

1/6-10/10

36 54 10    
 

12/4-8/09

42 50 8    
 

11/13-16/09

44 48 8    
 

10/5-8/09

47 42 11    
 

9/19-23/09

47 45 8    
 

8/27-31/09

40 47 13    
 

7/24-28/09

46 38 16    
 

7/9-12/09

49 37 14    
 

6/12-16/09

44 34 22    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the situation between Russia and Ukraine?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

5/16-19/14

40 40 21    
 

3/20-23/14

38 46 16    

Obama Administration continued


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