As Year Ends, Obama Approval Rating Approaches 50%

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
Washington DC

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit 48 percent as 2014 came to a close.

In fact, the Obama’s 23 quarter approval fell even below his late December rating, ending in the middle of October at 41.5 percent, among the lowest quarterly averages of his entire presidency thus far.

Just after the November election, where the Democrat Party suffered a historic defeat, Obama’s approval rating began to surge. Many of his signature polices were funded in the “CRomnibus”–including executive amnesty and Obamacare–which was passed with bipartisan support. The president also announced landmark changes to U.S./Cuba relations before heading to Hawaii for vacation.

The Gallup daily approval rating results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults.

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