How Long Will President Obama’s Job Approval Bump Last?
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How Long Will President Obama’s Job Approval Bump Last?

Not including the post-9/11 response, the average presidential approval rating bumps up 13{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} for an average of 22 weeks.

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Understanding the November 2010 Elections: This election was a referendum on President Obama’s first two years in office.

Americans’ confidence in the economy was extremely negative. This negative sentiment about the economy created a difficult environment for President Obama and the Democrat majority in Congress. The difficult economy helped create the highest wrong track percentage in the last five off-year elections (27% Right Direction/67% Wrong Track). This election was nationalized around attitudes about […]

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Nearly half (45%) of voters say their vote was a message to oppose President Obama’s health care reform plan.

This article was co-authored by Bill McInturff and Liz Harrington. Public Opinion Strategies conducted a national telephone survey of 1,000 actual voters on election night. Health care reform was very much a key part of the debate this election with nearly seven in ten voters (69{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222}) saying they have seen, read, or heard a Congressional […]

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The Impact of the Obama Health Plan on the 2010 Elections

The word “Obamacare” has entered the American political lexicon as almost nine out of ten voters (89%) can rate the term on a positive/negative scale. Voters have little difficulty answering an open-ended question about their reaction to the term Obamacare. Voters have a negative reaction to the term Obamacare (29% positive, 47% negative, with 13% […]

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McInturff New Health Care Poll

Public Opinion Strategies recently conducted a national telephone survey on behalf of the Center for Health Transformation February 17-18, 20-21 , 2010 among 900 registered voters.  The margin of error for a survey of this size is +3.3%.   Key Findings from this survey are: Americans have paid close attention to the health care debate as 85% […]

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