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.
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.
The findings of a recent poll show that an overwhelming majority of American Catholics approve of Pope Francis.
A recent Gallup Poll has found that just 12 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress has been doing.
A majority of Americans are not pleased with the job President Barack Obama has been doing.
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.
President Obama’s approval rating among Hispanics stands at 70 percent – up 12 points since August.
President Obama’s highest approval ratings for 2012 came from his birth state of Hawaii and his current home in Washington, D.C.