Today, as many Hispanics approve as disapprove (47%-47%) of the new health care law. That's down markedly compared with the 61% approval just six months ago. And during the same time period, Obama’s job approval rating has slipped 15 points among Hispanics.
Given other economic and environmental problems, however, education is not high on the minds of the Chinese public.
Nearly as many Americans (39%) say the U.S. should be less involved in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute as say it should remain as involved as it currently is (36%). About a fifth of Americans say the U.S. should be more involved.
The word “women” appeared more often than 30 other search terms in the Twitter discussion, followed by such domestic topics as education, jobs, healthcare reform and the economy.
In his six years in office, Barack Obama has made 32 recess appointments to federal positions.
While Hillary Clinton had to contend with “Clinton fatigue” in her 2008 race for president, “Obama fatigue” is her potential stumbling block this time.
President Obama said the inclusion of openly gay athletes in the U.S. delegation to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia underscores American values. Obama and his administration had been viewed positively by LGBT Americans even before this most recent expression of support for LGBT rights.
Barack Obama and George Bush have at least one thing in common when it comes to the second terms they won — the first year of their encores have been downers when it came to their public images.
Survey Report For the first time since last spring, Barack Obama’s steadily declining job rating has shown a modest improvement. And while his signature legislative accomplishment – the 2010 health care law – remains unpopular, Obama engenders much more public confidence on health care policy than do Republican leaders in Congress. The flawed rollout of […]
The issue of income inequality is back in the news at a time when the U.S. public believes there is a growing gulf between rich and poor that is likely to continue.