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Poll: George W. Bush Viewed More Favorably Than Obama

Former President George W. Bush received favorable polling numbers for the first time in a decade – surpassing the 49 percent favorability given to current President Barack Obama.


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Approval Rating at 44 Percent, Poll Shows

Less than three months into office, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s approval rating is at 44 percent, though a new poll shows 57 percent of Virginia voters say they are optimistic about the new governor’s term.


Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he arrives for his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 18, 2013. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI)

Poll: 8-In-10 American Catholics View Pope Francis In A Positive Light

The findings of a recent poll show that an overwhelming majority of American Catholics approve of Pope Francis.


The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Congressional Job Approval At 12 Percent

A recent Gallup Poll has found that just 12 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress has been doing.


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CBS News: 61 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Obamacare

A majority of Americans are not pleased with the job President Barack Obama has been doing.


For the first time since Barack Obama became president, more Democrats say they have an unfavorable view of the federal government in Washington than a favorable view (51 percent unfavorable vs. 41 percent favorable). (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Democrats Show First Unfavorable View Of Federal Government Since Obama Election

Americans’ views of the federal government continue to fall to new lows, yet the public opinion of their local and state governments are seen in a more positive way.


Hispanic approval rating for President Obama hit 70 percent in January as new immigration legislation continues debate in Congress. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gallup: Obama Approval Rating Among Hispanics At 70 Percent, Expected To Rise

President Obama’s approval rating among Hispanics stands at 70 percent – up 12 points since August.


A recent Gallup analysis of daily poll data finds that President Obama's approval is highest in his birth state of Hawaii and current home in Washington D.C.(Photo credit -- SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Gallup: Obama’s Highest Approval Ratings In Hawaii, Washington D.C.

President Obama’s highest approval ratings for 2012 came from his birth state of Hawaii and his current home in Washington, D.C.