Feb 8, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel
Excerpted from National Journal: President Barack Obama’s second term just got under way, but it’s outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who is far more popular, according to a new Quinnipiac poll testing politicians’ favorability ratings. Need evidence that House Republicans are unpopular? House Speaker John Boehner sits at the bottom of the list, by far, in terms of net favorability. The poll, which surveyed 1,772 registered voters nationally, was conducted between January 30 and February 4. It has a margin of error of +/- 2.3 percentage points. [...]
+12 net favorability Rubio’s net favorability is high, but 57 percent of those asked said they didn’t know enough about him to weigh in. Rubio, who proposed a bipartisan approach to immigration legislation with seven of his Senate colleagues, is among the Republicans mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016.
+5 net favorability Obama’s net favorability rating had been upside-down in the Quinnipiac University Poll, rebounding this month. But his job approval rating is middling, with only 46 percent approving and 45 percent disapproving.