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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Support for Obama hits new low point: Survey


December 15th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Support for US President Barack Obama is at its lowest level since he entered the White House in January 2009, but he has more public ... Read more...

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Obama calls himself ‘underdog’ in 2012 poll


October 4th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As a new poll suggested that a majority of Americans expect him to be a one-term president, Barack Obama called himself an "underdog" with a ... Read more...

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Americans give thumbs down to Washington


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Barely one in four Americans feels confident that the Obama government can fix America's economic problems with a large majority agreeing that the policymaking process ... Read more...

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Palin’s favorability ratings drop to new low: Poll


March 17th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): A new poll has found that former US Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin's favorability ratings among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents have dropped to a new low.According to ... Read more...

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Polls estimate Obama’s approval among Americans at 50 percent


March 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): In the aftermath of the Tucson shooting in Arizona, two new polls taken by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation and ABC News/Washington Post have estimated United States President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Most Americans disapprove of Palin’s response to Arizona shootings: Poll


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's response to the Arizona shootings has been slammed by Americans, including most of her supporters, with a latest poll saying that 46 ... Read more...

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Obama now being touted by some to be the “Comeback Kid”


December 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, events like the recent successful trade deal with South Korea and the approval of the "don't ask, don't tell" ... Read more...

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2014 Afghan victory not a sure thing: Petraeus


December 7th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): Top US commander General David Petraeus has said that while he is encouraged by the progress made by American troops in Afghanistan, he is not ready to go ... Read more...

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Skin colour not the reason for Obama’s approval rating dropping among whites


January 27th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.27 (ANI): An ABC News/Washington Post poll has said that President Barack Obama's job approval rating, though 53 percent overall, has slipped to just 44 percent among whites surveyed. ... Read more...

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Obama more popular than his predecessors after first 100 days in office


April 27th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has emerged more popular than any of his recent predecessors in his first 100 days in office, according to opinion polls.Barack Obama currently has ... Read more...

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Obama more popular than his policies on economy: Poll


April 1st, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama is more popular than his policies on the economy, suggest two new national polls that also indicate that Americans are becoming more ... Read more...

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Obama increasing his lead as campaign enters final phase


November 1st, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (DPA) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is increasing his lead over Republican rival John McCain as the US presidential election campaign enters its final phase, according to a poll ... Read more...

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Obama takes eight point lead over McCain in Virginia


October 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has opened up an eight-point lead over his rival John McCain in Virginia, and the Illinois Senator is entering the final week ... Read more...

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McCain trails in states that backed Bush in 2004


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain continues to trail behind Democratic rival Barack Obama in states that were won by incumbent President George W Bush in 2004. McCain''s move to ... Read more...

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