February 20th, 2009
04:00 PM ET
11 years ago

CNN Radio Political Notebook: New polls numbers for Obama

Some new numbers on the President and how he's doing his job show a bit of a decline, but remain high. CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser and CNN's John Lisk go over the latest poll numbers, and what they mean.

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  1. person

    impeach PJP!

    February 20, 2009 04:56 pm at 4:56 pm |
  2. Karon

    You can't blame the president for the GOP opposition against everything to help our economy. I think he is doing a good job considering the crap he is getting from them after only ONE MONTH! they couldn't even give Obama a month to help Americans. SHAMEFUL

    February 20, 2009 04:56 pm at 4:56 pm |
  3. dennis

    Let me ask who all has read all of the stimulus package? Read it and then tell me what you think about our politicians.

    February 20, 2009 04:57 pm at 4:57 pm |
  4. person

    ASH your opinion does not count since you are not human.

    February 20, 2009 04:57 pm at 4:57 pm |
  5. person

    Instead of a jesus ad against the stimulus bill we should have a taliban ad supporting the rethugs.

    February 20, 2009 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |
  6. You know the Republican party is toxic when ... Palin bails on NRCC & CPAC


    100% agree with this statement, a majority doesn't care what CNN thinks, and an insignificant percentage hardly worth mentioning listen to Limpbone, Insanity, O'Reviley, Ingrateham, Coultergeist, Glum Blech, Mulchin and their ilke, then post their "talking points" from the previous night's broadcast like preprogrammed, mindless, little amoebas without a single, original thought of their own.

    February 20, 2009 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |
  7. daniel cabrera

    I am a simple man and so far I see only this; WE, the people, had been cheated , our trust and money continues to be abused, the perpetrators still at large, and this CORRUPTED PRESENT ADMINISTRATION IS MORE OF THE SAME PERPETUATING WHAT THEY STARTED.
    I do not not even an iota of confidence on this government which is moving this land of ours to complete oblivion,...but I saw it coming, and although alot of people PRETEND is not happening they very well know it is happening, indeed.

    sleep well,
    Daniel Cabrera
    Merrillville, Indiana

    February 20, 2009 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  8. James

    67% approval is still really good but I am sure it is not correct. CNN's polling was off in the last election and my guess is that it is really closer to 60%.

    February 20, 2009 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  9. daniel cabrera

    I found this and I agree with it;

    Let’s Recap–

    1, The American people elect a black president with a total of 42 days experience as a U S Senator from the most politically corrupt state in America whose governor is ousted from office. The President’s first official act is to close Gitmo and make sure terrorists civil rights are not violated.

    2, The U.S. Congress rushes to confirm a black Attorney General, Eric Holder, whose law firm we later find out represents seventeen Gitmo Terrorists.

    3, The CIA Boss, Leon Panetta with absolutely no experience, has a daughter Linda we find out, that is a true radical anti-American activist who is a supporter of all the Anti-American regimes in the western hemisphere.

    4. We got the most corrupt female in America as Secretary of State; bought and paid for.

    5. We got a Tax Cheat for Treasury Secretary who files his own taxes.

    6. A Commerce Secretary nominee who withdrew due to corruption charges.

    7. A Tax cheat nominee for Chief Performance Officer who withdrew under charges.

    8. A Labor Secy nominee who withdrew under charges of unethical conduct.

    9. A Secy HHS nominee who withdrew under charges of cheating on his taxes.

    And that’s just the fist four weeks. . . but who’s counting.
    America is being run by the modern-day Three Stooges ~ Barrack, Nancy, and Harry ~ and they are still trying to define stimulus.
    Stimulus is where the government gives a smidgen of your tax dollars back to you making you feel so good about yourself [stimulated] that you want to run out to Wal-Mart and buy a new Chinese-made HDTV and go home and watch Telemundo!
    That just about covers it

    February 20, 2009 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  10. Frank Callahan

    It is plain craziness to think that those of us who have paid our mortages as we agreed should now pay for those who aren't paying their mortgages. After all, the value of our properties have decreased in the past year, too. Why should the non-payers be protected by the government when they aren't helping the payers as well?

    February 20, 2009 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |
  11. Alicia Boynton

    It is only the Blacks who keep saying Obama is wonderful, because they still believe he is going to give them stuff.

    February 20, 2009 05:02 pm at 5:02 pm |
  12. Marty, FL

    So basically, the numbers are the same as President Obama had in January, well within in the +/- 3% margin of error (67% approval rating now vs. 69% in January). This seems much to do about nothing from sensationalized media (also see Fox "News" even more negative headline). Give me a break.

    Keep up the good work, President Obama. You still have my support, along with most Americans.

    February 20, 2009 05:04 pm at 5:04 pm |
  13. No Vaseline

    Not surprising. Republicans will hate, as they are the party of division.

    February 20, 2009 05:06 pm at 5:06 pm |
  14. I am seeing no Change I can believe in.....

    Can someone show me where the Change is? War continues, the economy worsens but "Earth and Fire" is playing in the White House for the benefit of the occupants-–

    February 20, 2009 05:07 pm at 5:07 pm |
  15. Chicken little

    Oh, oh, the sky is falling and we must tell the king! One month and the magician has not yet pulled the rabbit out of the hat. Give me a break!!!!

    February 20, 2009 05:09 pm at 5:09 pm |
  16. bsmith171

    polls are all fixed. the people paying for the poll tell the pollsters what to ask. pollsters then adjust the questions to gte the answers that they were paid to get.

    polling is a scam!

    February 20, 2009 05:10 pm at 5:10 pm |
  17. Bethie

    It's good to see a President with high ratings.....its been 8 years a commin!!

    February 20, 2009 05:13 pm at 5:13 pm |
  18. kate

    Just think where we'd all be if McCain was our President. Shudder!

    February 20, 2009 05:14 pm at 5:14 pm |
  19. Once you vote Black

    Its just whites who no longer like him because they think he is going to give us stuff.

    February 20, 2009 05:14 pm at 5:14 pm |
  20. The Lady

    I sure am glad My boss does not evaluate me after being on the job 30 days, we at least get a year before they give us a yea or nea.

    February 20, 2009 05:20 pm at 5:20 pm |
  21. Necie

    So What!!!! All I care about is whether our country will get unemployed people back to work! Ratings mean nothing to me! Noting! Nada! Ziltch! Zero! Pres Obama hasn't unpacked yet. Give the Man a Chance will ya?? Its a good thing he keeps a level head and does not allow himself to bow to the pressure of a negative media.

    February 20, 2009 05:20 pm at 5:20 pm |
  22. Art

    Keeping going Mr. President!

    February 20, 2009 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
  23. Ula Nejad Sacramento, Ca

    Right brainers mature faster then the left brainers. The poll is biased.

    February 20, 2009 05:41 pm at 5:41 pm |
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