Nearly 60 percent of American voters say they lack faith in President Barack Obama, according to a public opinion poll published on Tuesday.
a new ABC News/Washington Post poll would rather have the Republicans run Congress "to act as a check on Obama's policies," vs. 43 percent who want the Democrats in charge to help support those policies. That's accompanied by a 7-point, one-month drop in approval of Obama's handling of the economy, to a career low.
Obama Job Approval Rating Down to 38% Among Independents
Overall job ratings for the president continue to be below majority level
As President Barack Obama's job approval rating continues to track below 50%, Gallup finds his weekly average approval rating among independents down to 38%, the lowest to date. At the same time, 81% of Democrats and 12% of Republicans approve of the job he is doing.
Some Arab Countries Make U-Turn on U.S. Leadership in 2010
Egyptians' approval ratings show the most precipitous drop since 2009
Taking back some of the gains U.S. leadership enjoyed in 2009, approval of U.S. leadership experienced a large drop in four out of six Arab League countries surveyed in 2010.