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Presidential Job Approval

  1. poll position
    4 Reasons Biden’s 2024 Odds May Be Better Than You ThinkThe president is quite unpopular, but an improving economy and a potentially criminal opponent may swing the election in Democrats’ favor.
  2. early and often
    Biden’s Low Job Approval Doesn’t Mean He’s Doomed in 2024The president’s sub-40 job-approval rating isn’t unusually low, and the figure may matter less against the also unpopular Trump.
  3. early and often
    Why Do So Many Americans Think Biden Is Doing a Bad Job?Polls show quite a few Democrats and independents aren’t happy with Biden on crime, inflation, and immigration, even though conditions are improving.
  4. politics
    Will Presidents Ever Be Popular Again?For reasons including mistrustful independents and disappointed partisans, being relatively unpopular may just be a part of the job now.
  5. politics
    Biden’s War Bounce Isn’t Big Enough to Save the MidtermsBiden’s popularity improved following the Ukraine crisis and the State of the Union. But he’d need a far bigger bump to help Democrats in November.
  6. 2022 midterms
    Democrats Need Republican Mistakes to Hang On to the SenateA normal midterm swing could help Republicans sweep close Senate races. But Trump and intraparty problems could help Democrats keep control.
  7. past is prologue
    Cheer Up, Democrats! You’ve Had It Worse Than This.The Democratic Party has a lot of problems, but it’s faced similarly sticky situations before and survived.
  8. joe biden
    Biden’s Approval Rating Goes UnderwaterBiden’s stretch of unobtrusive popularity is over for now, but he is in very good company as a president with net-negative approval ratings.
  9. afghanistan
    The Fall of Saigon Didn’t End Gerald Ford’s PresidencyEvents in Kabul are bringing back memories of 1975. Will Joe Biden get through his crisis as the 38th president did back then?
  10. poll roundup
    Biden Has Modest Approval From Americans Ahead of 100-Day MarkBut his pandemic response enjoys solid popularity, and the public appears to like the post-Trump return to presidential normalcy.
  11. politics
    Biden Builds Popularity by Focusing on COVID Relief PlanThe COVID-19 stimulus is more popular than Biden himself. That is the key to his stable job-approval rating so far.
  12. end times
    Trump’s Job Approval Plunging as He Leaves OfficeTrump’s support is in free fall, but is high enough among Republicans to keep them from dumping him. Biden enters office with a bit of a honeymoon.
  13. presidential job approval
    Will Joe Biden Get a Public Opinion ‘Honeymoon?’He’ll probably be more popular at the start of his presidency than Trump was. How much that helps him achieve his agenda is another matter.
  14. vision 2020
    Polls Reveal the Conventions to Be Enormous Wastes of Time and EffortThe basic shape of the race hasn’t changed after the conventions, though a poll from Pennsylvania is good news for Trump
  15. vision 2020
    Economic ‘Comeback’ Is Not Making Trump More PopularSo far, good, if tentative, economic news is being overshadowed by entrenched negative reactions to Trump’s personality and leadership style.
  16. vision 2020
    Biden’s Polling Lead Over Trump Is Getting Seriously LargeWith five months to go, Biden’s leading nationally by a comfortable margin and also in six battleground states Trump won in 2016.
  17. vision 2020
    The State of the Presidential Race, Six Months Before Election DayRecent presidential elections show the eventual winner ahead at this point, except for Trump himself in 2016.
  18. vision 2020
    Trump’s Coronavirus Approval Bounce May Be GoneCOVID-19 may yet determine Trump’s fate, but the pandemic’s initial boost to his approval ratings has been vanishing.
  19. vision 2020
    Trump’s Once-Rosy Reelection Prospects Are Darkening RapidlyWithout a booming economy to claim, Trump’s mediocre job-approval ratings are likely to be a ceiling, rather than a floor, on his support.
  20. vision 2020
    Trump’s Approval Ratings Are Up, But for How Long?Believe it or not, the public thinks he’s doing a good job on coronavirus. But as the economy worsens, voters’ warm feelings may prove ephemeral.
  21. vision 2020
    Yes, Trump’s Job-Approval Ratings Are Finally RisingIt’s unclear whether it’s real and will last, but it’s happening at the perfect time for Trump.
  22. vision 2020
    Trump’s Approval Rating Impervious to ImpeachmentThe best indicator of Trump’s reelection prospects is holding steady — at just short of what he needs to win.
  23. impeachment
    Impeachment Polls Steady, Tracking Trump Job ApprovalIndications that political independents were souring on impeachment were probably premature.
  24. vision 2020
    Voter Enthusiasm For 2020 Is Off the Charts – Especially For Trump FansYes, voter turnout in 2020 could be historic. But Democrats shouldn’t assume the enthusiasm is all in their own ranks.
  25. vision 2020
    Trump Outperformed His Polling in 2016. Will He Again in 2020?He won as the most unpopular major-party nominee in memory. But he benefited from a desire for change that won’t favor him in 2020.
  26. 2018 midterms
    Trump Wants to Make Sure Midterms Are About Me Me MeIt’s his party and he can wreck it if he wants to.
  27. Why How You Feel About Trump Trumps Parties or Issues in the Fall MidtermsThere are signs of unusually strong positive and negative sentiment toward the president, though the battleground remains tilted toward Democrats.
  28. The Mess in Washington Could Soon Drive Republicans Into Rebellion Against TrumpIf the prospects of vulnerable 2018 GOP candidates get much worse, and the chaos in D.C. doesn’t improve, an anti-Trump rebellion is a possibility.