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Polls indicate that Obama will have a hard time to be re-elected. Only two recent Presidents had lower approval ratings a year before the election, President's Carter and Ford, and they both lost. Poll

Support for the war in Libya declines. The war has one of the lowest levels of approval since polls have been taken decades ago. Poll

With gas prices at the pumps rising, 55% of now oppose the president's seven year ban on offshore oil and gas drilling. Poll

A majority expect Obama to lose re-election in 2012. The same 51 percent also say they will vote against Obama. It's early to write anyone off this far from the election with many more events will likely shape the election campaign. People are worried about the economy so unless the economy picks up and unemployment numbers improve Obama may have an uphill battle to win a second term. Poll

Two polls show Obama's approval numbers are down the last couple days. The cause could be that Obama made demands on the Egyptian government to have a transition immediately but hours later violence broke out among protesters that are opposed and support the Egyptian government. Gallup Poll and Rasmussen Poll

The Tea Party's ideas are popular with the majority of people. About 70% want the GOP to consider ideas of the Tea Party. Poll

With the State of the Union Address, Obama is likely to call for more spending to fix problems and deal with the high unemployment rate. Polls show that people prefer an opposite approach of less government. 68% Prefer A Government With Fewer Services, Lower Taxes

Voters trust Republicans more than Democrats on 10 important issues. In the past Democrats lead on healthcare but after passing the government healthcare bill they now trail Republicans on the important issue by 14%. Another issue the Democrats usually lead but now trail Republicans is Social Security. Republicans lead by large amounts on the usual GOP issues of national security and taxes. Voters Now Trust GOP

65% of US doctors say that the quality of healthcare will deteriorate with the new government healthcare enacted. Survey: US Doctors Fear Healthcare Reform

The majority of voters support repeal of the national health care law passed last year. The numbers of people opposed to it has held in the mid 50's to 60 percent. 55% support repeal of government healthcare law. Some polls have showed lower levels for repeal but only when people are given an option in the poll to pick and choose changes they would make to the bill. Given a straight repeal of the entire bill or keeping it all, the majority would repeal.

Many political pundits have speculated that Obama's speech in Tucson Arizona would help his poll numbers but in the days following the speech his poll numbers declined a few percentage points. There were many that criticized the speech and event for it's appearance of being a political rally rather than a Memorial service. Political supporters of Obama openly stated that Obama could use the speech as a political event to revive his connection to the people. Obama's poll numbers decline after Tucson speech.

Gallup shows an increase in unemployment and under-employment. Gallup reports a deteriorating job market from the end of Nov. through December rising to 9.6%. The numbers are not seasonally adjusted. Under-employment shot up to 19%. Gallup poll

The Rasmussen Employment Index declined in December. More people report layoffs than hiring at companies they work at. Rasmussen poll

People prefer terrorists stay in Guantanamo prison. 46% of U.S. Voters favor a ban on transferring suspected terrorists to the country.  Poll on Guantanamo.

People want to stop more illegals. Border control is more important to voters than legalizing those already here illegally. Poll on illegals.

Gallup's first poll of  approval measure of George W. Bush since he left office in 2009 is at 47%, the same as Obama currently has in their poll. As time goes on ex-Presidents approval ratings usually increase as partisan controversy declines and people look back at the facts of history. There is also a bit of nostalgia that helps all ex-Presidents approval ratings. It's likely that George W. Bush's approval will continue higher in the future as its up almost 20 points since leaving office less than 2 years ago.

For the first time in a Ramussen poll more people say they are a Republican than a Democrat at 36%  to 34.7%. Regardless of how people vote, since the 1930's more people have called themselves Democrats. The change is in part from a sharp decline in the number of conservative Democrats, particularly in the south, over many decades.

A majority of Americans oppose the pat downs that have been called groping and sexual assaults, and full body image scanners that may not be safe using radiation. Poll finds 61% oppose new airport security measures

Only 39% say the federal government currently operates within the limits of the Constitution of the United States. More say it does not. Issues like airline security screening and other regulations are making people think about Constitutional rights. The Tea Party has heightened the issue of rights for many people recently. Poll

People continue to support free trade but view it as costing jobs. Consumers benefit from lower priced imports. Americans Say Free Trade Good for Economy But Costs Jobs

Poll: Most Want Obama Fired In 2012

Only 25% Prefer a Government With More Services, Higher Taxes

85 percent of Americans are either angry about the economy or at least dissatisfied with it, according to the survey, produced for ABC and Yahoo!

Most Voters Fear Health Care Law Will Cause Some Companies To Drop Employee Coverage

POLL: Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not drain swamp, key voters believe

Most Americans Say Government Has Too Much Power Over Economy

82% Say Voters Should Be Required to Show Photo ID

20% Favor Mosque Near Ground Zero, 54% Oppose

76% in Mississippi Support Offshore Oil Drilling

23% Say U.S. Government Has the Consent of the Governed

Most Americans Not Willing To Pay Higher Taxes For Public Employees, Entitlement Programs

29% Say Stimulus Plan Helped the Economy, 43% Say It Hurt

Gallup finds 42% of Americans describing themselves as either very conservative or conservative.

Americans' Church Attendance Inches Up in 2010

80% Rate A Two-Parent Home Very Important for Children

66% See Tax Cuts As Better Way To Create Jobs Than More Government Spending

Nationally, 60% Favor Letting Local Police Stop and Verify Immigration Status

Sixty-five percent said the government is now too big and is restricting freedoms.

Americans Firm in Prioritizing Economy Over Environment

Americans Aged 18 to 29 Trending More Anti-Abortion

 

 

 

 

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