Obama Job Approval Rating Steadily Improving, Tracking Economy

By: Monday April 9, 2012 9:20 am

For the past eight months President Obama’s job approval rating has been steadily improving while his disapproval numbers have fallen by a similar amount, according to Gallup’s tracking. The turnaround for Obama’s approval started in mid 2011 and closely mirrors the same turnaround in economic confidence that began in mid 2011. “It’s the economy, stupid.”

People Feeling More Confident About the Economy and Obama

By: Tuesday December 27, 2011 9:00 am

While the American people are still not feeling good about the state of the economy, they are feeling much better about it than they have in months, according to Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index. This is good news for President Obama’s political prospects. Obama’s job approval rating is highly correlated with the American people’s economic outlook.

New Home Sales Down in July

By: Tuesday August 23, 2011 9:50 am

Another day and another bad economic indicator. New home sales in July hit a five month low.

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