Is the government preparing to put down widespread civil strife or uprising? After four years of economic woe, and an all-time low approval rating for congress, many Americans are asking this question.
Well, this is pretty telling: 72% percent of U.S. Muslims approved of the job President Barack Obama was doing as president during the first six months of 2014, higher than any other U.S. religious group Gallup tracks.
America’s global standing plummets under Donald Trump
President Barack Obama's approval rating with kids is off the charts! The commander in chief, who has two daughters, Sasha and Malia, lights up around babies and young children — and they light up around him, too! Scroll down to see some of his cutest moments with kids during his eight years in office.
Perhaps no measure better captures the public’s sentiment toward the president than job approval. It dates back to the earliest days of public opinion polling, when George Gallup asked about Franklin D. Roosevelt starting in the 1930s.
Why isn't Congress stressed over its low approval rating?
Americans routinely give Congress rock-bottom approval ratings, often because they say its too partisan. But every two years most districts stay in the same hands - the same party, often the same member - and none of that shows signs of changing soon.