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Stories with subject: Political approval ratings
  • Chile poll: Bachelet's approval rating at new low 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 4:21 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - The approval rating of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is at its lowest level since she returned to the office last year, a poll said Monday.

  • After rough budget, is Iowa Capitol getting more combative? 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 10:20 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa elected officials pride themselves on working in a politically divided government that still gets things done. But after a combative budget process, capped with several vetoes by Gov. Terry Branstad, some are questioning how well the system is working these days.

  • Approval rating for Brazil's president hits new low 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 5:08 pm

    SAO PAULO - The approval rating for President Dilma Rousseff has plunged to new lows amid Brazil's economic troubles and the huge corruption scandal at Petrobras, the state energy company.

  • AP-GfK poll finds returning economic gloom story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 12:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - Economic gloom may be on the rise again, with President Barack Obama's approval ratings stagnating, after buoyancy on both fronts earlier this year.

  • AP-GfK Poll: Minorities, young Americans still backing Obama story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 9:13 am

    WASHINGTON - Even as the public remains closely divided about his presidency, Barack Obama is holding on to his support from the so-called "Obama coalition" of minorities, liberals and young Americans, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows, creating an incentive for the next Democratic presidential nominee to stick with him and his policies.