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New Poll: Obama Poisoned Race Relations In America

Our latest poll suggests that far from healing America's racial wounds, the first black president has reopened them. Obama the uniter is actually the great divider.

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Most Americans Label Obama Presidency A Failure

In another sign of President Obama's deteriorating public support, more than half of Americans now say that he is failing as president, the latest IBD/TIPP poll finds.

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Obama's Tumble In Polls Shows Presidency In Trouble

Barack Obama entered the White House with a thicker coat of political polytetrafluoroethylene than any American leader in history. But new polls suggest that, among the public at least, the Teflon has worn off.

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Can Obama's 'Year of Action' revive his presidency?

Touting his “Year of Action,” President Obama is doing everything he can to show that he’s not a lame duck with sorry poll numbers, rendered ineffective by a Congress that may well turn even more Republican in this year’s elections – all of which is more or less the case these days.

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Obama Vow Of Hope, Change Has Turned Sour

This editorial, headlined "In The Moment" and following a 21-part series titled "The Audacity of Socialism," ran in Investor's Business Daily on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, the day after Barack Obama was elected president. The new high in the chart was registered in this month's IBD/TIPP Poll.

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Obama's One-Man Rule Amounts To A 'Gradual, Quiet Coup'

President Obama has vowed to bypass Congress and govern by the stroke of his pen and the bark of phone orders in place of the law. But a new IBD/TIPP poll shows the public is getting very wary of such abuses.

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Obama Loses the Millennials

The IBD/TIPP Poll was a topic of discussion on December 4th's edition of The Rush Limbaugh Show :

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RUSH: Now, let's get this Millennial poll, because it's important here.  Two stories.  First up here from TheHill.com.  This is a poll from Harvard University Institute of Politics.  Millennials are turning against Obamacare.  Now, the other poll coming up, Millennials are turning against Obama, period.  "Young voters are turning against President Obama and his signature healthcare law, according to a new poll from Harvard University's Institute of Politics. Obama's approval rating has plunged to 41 percent with voters aged 18-29, down from 52 percent the last time Harvard polled the group. While 56 percent in the poll say they backed Obama last year, just 46 percent say they would do so again."

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Obama Support Falls To Record Low Amid ObamaCare Woes

President Obama's support has hit an all-time low amid ObamaCare's glitch-filled rollout, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll. But Democrats are sticking by their man and his signature legislation.

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IBD/TIPP Poll: Obama's Approval Dives To Record Low

President Obama's approval rating tumbled to a record low as Americans reacted to the government's sweeping surveillance programs and other scandals, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Presidential Leadership Index.

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Independents Abandon Obama Over Budget, ObamaCare

President Barack Obama's approval fell to the lowest since the start of 2012, according to the latest IBD/TIPP poll released Monday. Independents' support fell sharply amid budget and ObamaCare setbacks and a continued sluggish economy.

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IBD/TIPP Poll: Obama Support Dives After Sequester Flop

President Obama's approval rating tumbled to a 16-month low in the latest IBD/TIPP survey released Monday as the sequester fight appeared to hurt his standing with partisans on both sides.

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2012 Presidential Tracking Poll

Updated Nov 5, 2012
President Obama holds slim but clear lead in our final poll, 50.3% to 48.7%, or 1.6 percentage points, with just 1% preferring other candidates. Romney runs behind in all age groups, except for those over 65, in which he has a 53%-46% edge. The results also show a pronounced gender split, with men favoring Romney 54%-46%, while women preferred Obama 55%-44%. But even among women there was a gap, with married women handing Romney a 6-point advantage, while unmarried women opted for Obama by a substantial 29 points. And even though Romney holds a 6-point lead among independents, Obama's 86-point advantage among Democrats -- who outnumber Republicans in registration -- gives him the overall lead.

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