Boehner’s Approval Rating Jumps

Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 12:48 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Americans are clearly impressed with House Speaker John Boehner’s initial performance in his new position. A poll conducted last weekend by USA Today/Gallup shows that his favorability rating jumped to 42 percent from 34 percent right after last November’s elections and 27 percent earlier in the fall.

Boehner,approval rating,House speakerOnly 22 percent of voters view Boehner unfavorably, down from 31 percent in October.

“It’s better to be up than down, but it doesn’t change the speaker’s job: listening to the American people, and fighting for their priorities, including cutting spending and creating jobs,” Boehner spokesman Michael Steel tells Politico.

Boehner's favorability rating improved most among Republicans since October — to 65 percent from 46 percent.

The speaker's favorability also gained significantly among independents — to 39 percent from 23 percent — and Democrats to 25 percent from 15 percent.






© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Ultimate Gaming Quits NJ After Casino Partner Bankruptcy

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 19:10 PM

Ultimate Gaming, the first company to legally offer online poker in the U.S., is quitting the New Jersey market followin . . .

Peanut Company Officials Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 18:54 PM

Three former peanut company officials were found guilty on Friday in connection with a 2009 salmonella outbreak that kil . . .

Paul Begala Dismisses 'Hectoring' of Hillary

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 18:10 PM

Former President Bill Clinton's adviser Paul Begala has staunchly defended Hillary Clinton's silence on whether she'll r . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved