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Cruz Is Unpopular — Even in Texas

38%v to 39%

A new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll finds Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) with a dismal 38% to 39% approval rating. Among independents, Cruz holds a 20% to 53% approval rating.


Christie Sets a Personal Record


A new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds Gov. Chris Christie with a dismal 17% approval to a 78% disapproval rate.


Half of Americans Disapprove of Trump


Of Americans disapprove how Donald Trump he is handling the presidential transition, while 44% approve, according to a new Gallup poll.


New Jerseyans Think Christie Should Have Stood Trial


Of New Jersey voters believe Gov. Chris Christie (R) should have been a defendant in the recently concluded Bridgegate trial, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll. Just 18% of voters approve of Christie’s job performance, while 73% disapprove. A new Quinnipiac poll finds just 19% approve of Christie’s performance while 77% disapprove — the lowest for any governor in 20 years.


Obama Approval Hits Second-Term High

50% to 43%

President Obama’s job approval rating, his highest score since right after he won reelection four years ago, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Most interesting: “Obama’s policies have helped the nation’s economy, 44% of voters say, as 38% say his policies have hurt the economy and 16% say his policies haven’t made a difference. But only 21% of voters say Obama’s policies have helped their personal financial situation, as 33% say these policies have hurt them personally and 44% say they’ve made no difference.”


Amazingly, Chris Christie Hits a New Approval Low


Of New Jersey voters have a favorable opinion of Gov. Chris Christie (R), while 64% are unfavorable towards him, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.


Most Chicagoans Think Imanuel Is Lying


Of Chicagoans don’t believe Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) is telling them the truth about what he knew about the Laquan McDonald shooting, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. In addition, 59% of city residents say Emanuel is not honest and trustworthy and a record 63% disapprove of the job he’s doing as mayor.


Sanders Has Highest Approval Rating of Any Senator


Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) approval rating among his own constituents, the highest of any United States senator, a new Morning Consult survey finds.


More than Half of Hispanics Disapprove of Trump


Donald Trump’s disapproval rating among Hispanic voters, according to Gallup. His closest rivals for Hispanic disapproval are Rick Perry and Ted Cruz, at -7 percent, contrasted with Jeb Bush’s +11 percent approval rating.


Kasich Approval Hits All-Time High in Ohio

61% to 28%

John Kasich’s standing rises to an all-time high among voters as he campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, a new Quinnipiac poll in Ohio finds. Voter approval of Kasich’s job performance is even stronger numbers among Republicans at 84% to 10%.