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Roger Perry
01-19-2011, 06:50 PM
I thought you righties might be ready for some good news---:grin:


The president's approval rating returns to the 50s, but challenges remain, according to the latest poll
WASHINGTON — What a difference a few weeks can make.
Last month, Republicans were celebrating their midterm victories; Democrats were licking their electoral wounds; and President Barack Obama’s approval rating was stuck in the mid-'40s.
But after a five-week stretch that included bipartisan legislative achievements in the lame-duck session of Congress, mostly positive economic news and Obama’s well-received speech honoring the victims of the tragic shootings in Arizona, the political world has taken an abrupt turn in direction.
According to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, Obama’s approval rating has surged above 50 percent; confidence in the economy also has spiked; and the Democratic Party — but not the GOP — now enjoys a net-positive rating from the American public

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41161439/ns/politics-more_politics/

david gibson
01-19-2011, 06:55 PM
I thought you righties might be ready for some good news---:grin:


The president's approval rating returns to the 50s, but challenges remain, according to the latest poll
WASHINGTON — What a difference a few weeks can make.
Last month, Republicans were celebrating their midterm victories; Democrats were licking their electoral wounds; and President Barack Obama’s approval rating was stuck in the mid-'40s.
But after a five-week stretch that included bipartisan legislative achievements in the lame-duck session of Congress, mostly positive economic news and Obama’s well-received speech honoring the victims of the tragic shootings in Arizona, the political world has taken an abrupt turn in direction.
According to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, Obama’s approval rating has surged above 50 percent; confidence in the economy also has spiked; and the Democratic Party — but not the GOP — now enjoys a net-positive rating from the American public

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41161439/ns/politics-more_politics/

hallelujah! thanks, now maybe the right will feel a tad less empowered.