favorability rating

  • February 12, 2010  

    President Barack Obama’s approval rating has steadied near 49 percent after dropping for much of this year, according to new voter polls released Friday. Both parties are working to address public frustration over partisan gridlock in Congress as the fall’s midterm elections draw closer. Continue reading

  • May 1, 2008  

    New polls reveal a tightening race between Democratic presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton tied while public support for GOP showed a sharp drop. Pollsters and reporters from the Pew Research Center and the Wall Street Journal examine the numbers. Continue reading

  • April 17, 2008  

    Questions of character and recent controversies took center stage at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, where Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama sought to prove their electability and appeal to Pennsylvania primary voters. Political reporters assess the state of the race and fact check the candidates’ statements. Continue reading