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Stories with subject: Political approval ratings
  • Poll gives Baker high favorability marks 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 4:47 pm

    BOSTON - A new poll suggests that Gov. Charlie Baker is off to a strong start in the court of public opinion.

  • Walker brushes off negative numbers in new poll 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 4:50 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker brushed off new poll numbers Thursday that put his approval rating at just 41 percent and showed there was strong opposition to some of his most significant budget proposals, including cuts to the University of Wisconsin and K-12 schools.

  • Chile's Bachelet says crisis is a chance for change story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-15 4:47 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - Faced with the lowest approval ratings of her career, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet acknowledged on Wednesday that corruption scandals had rocked the South American country but rejected any notion she might resign and sought to cast the situation as an opportunity.

  • Latin America silent on Venezuela as US airs rights concerns story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-15 5:07 pm

    PANAMA CITY - From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are unlikely to speak out against their neighbor at this week's Summit of the Americas.