A series of polls are giving President Obama payback for years of Republican obstruction. At the exact time that Republicans were hoping to open the door to take back the White House, the American people are supporting the president at newly high levels.
President Obama's approval rating has improved by 22 points in the Gallup poll since Republicans won control of Congress. Obama's opposition to the Republican agenda is making the president more popular while destroying the myth of a GOP mandate.
President Obama's job approval rating continues to skyrocket as a new Gallup poll has found that more Americans approve than disapprove to the president.
President Obama is beginning 2014 on the upswing as millions are signing up for the ACA, and his approval rating has increased by 5 points according to Gallup.
The latest Gallup poll on President Obama's job approval rating contained an interesting nugget of information. After two years on the job, Barack Obama's approval rating is higher than that of two recent presidents who had big reelection victories, Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan. One term Presidents George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, and post-9/11 president George W. Bush had higher ratings than Obama at the halfway mark.