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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.

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Christie Sets a Personal Record

17%

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

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Half of Americans Disapprove of Trump

51%

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

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New Jerseyans Think Christie Should Have Stood Trial

71%

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.

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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.”

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Amazingly, Chris Christie Hits a New Approval Low

26%

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.

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Most Chicagoans Think Imanuel Is Lying

83%

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.

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Sanders Has Highest Approval Rating of Any Senator

83%

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

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More than Half of Hispanics Disapprove of Trump

-51%

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.

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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%.