At the beginning of the Gathering of the Trumppalos in Cleveland, the president’s approval rating had sunk below 50 percent in Gallup’s daily tracking poll, with only a +2 margin over his disapproval rating at 47 percent. Two weeks later, the president is back at 54 percent, with a 12 percent margin.
[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”68451″] Bill Clinton has some advice for President Obama, as the latter heads into his final two years in office. Click above to watch the former president holding court Saturday during the celebration of his library’s 10th anniversary, with the discussion on lame-duck issues beginning at about the 1:30 mark — then share […]
In China, Obama defended his decision to send more military trainers to Iraq and applauded the protesters in Hong Kong.
By Niels Lesniewski and Bridget Bowman, CQ Roll Call WASHINGTON — There’s no “fiscal cliff” or global financial crisis for this year’s post-election lame-duck session, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy. Lawmakers will be faced with a couple of old favorites: another extension of government funding and the menagerie of lapsed tax breaks […]