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Obama More Popular than Trump in Alabama

52% to 48%

A new Fox News poll in Alabama shows former President Obama is more popular in Alabama than Donald Trump. The poll shows Obama with a 52% favorability rating in the state, compared to Trump’s 49%.

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Obama Averaged 47.9 Percent Approval

47.9%

Gallup finds that Barack Obama finished his tenure as president with a 47.9% average job approval rating. He ranks below eight presidents and ahead of only three — Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Harry Truman — in Gallup’s polling history.

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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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Obama Approval Hits Seven-Year High

57%

President Obama’s approval rating, which is at a seven-year high, a new CNN/ORC poll shows. It’s his highest mark since September 2009, when his approval rating sat at 58%.

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Obama Approval at All-Time High

President Obama’s approval rating, “the highest mark of his second term, and matching his best at any time since his first year in office,” according to a new CNN/ORC poll finds.

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Obama Approval Hits 58 Percent

58%

President Obama’s approval rating, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds. Why it’s still important: “As presidential approval improves, so does the vote share of the president’s party.”

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Obama Gets Approval Bump

54% to 45%

President Obama’s approval rating has risen to 54% to 45%, according to a new CNN/ORC poll, and now stands at its highest level since just before his second inauguration in 2013.

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Obama Hits Highest Approval Rating of Second Term

51%

“Of registered voters say they approve of the job Obama is doing as president, compared to 46 percent who disapprove. The last time more than half of the electorate gave Obama a thumbs up in the poll was in January 2013, when Obama took the oath of office after his successful re-election campaign against Republican Mitt Romney;” President Obama has hit his highest approval rating since his second inauguration, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.

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Obama Approval Rating Falls Amid Terrorism Fears

46%

Presidential Obama’s approval rating, with 50% disapproving, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll. The fall has been driven almost entirely by concerns about terrorism and refugees.

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Obama Approval Rating Is Good News for Clinton

48%

President Obama’s latest approval rating. “Why is that number important? Because the poll shows — once again — how Hillary Clinton and Obama are inextricably tied together,” according to First Read. “And so an Obama approval in the high 40s is good news for Hillary’s general-election prospects, and an Obama approval in the low 40s is bad news (like we saw in 2014). … Oh, and don’t forget this: George W. Bush’s approval rating at this same point in time heading into the 2008 contest was 29%.”