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.
Americans have their most unfavorable view of Hillary Clinton than at any time since 2001, with 50 percent expressing a negative opinion of the Democratic presidential candidate.
As Republicans take hold of the U.S. Senate in Washington today, Americans aren’t expecting much change or positivity to come from Congress.
A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle international problems has fallen to a record-low of 43 percent, with only 40 percent expressing confidence in Washington’s ability to handle domestic problems.
White House correspondent Chuck Todd said Monday that a recent poll showing that President Barack Obama would lose to Mitt Romney if the election was held today is indicative of a country that is “fatigued” by the president himself.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that any negative fallout from the faulty rollout of federal health care will be reversed by next year’s mid-term elections, and that once implemented, will be a “glorious thing.”