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Post-ABC News poll shows Democrats at risk in November as Obama’s approval rating falls
Washington Post ^ | April 28, 2014 | By Dan Balz and Peyton M. Craighill

Posted on 04/29/2014 4:01:57 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Democrats face serious obstacles as they look to the November elections, with President Obama’s approval rating at a new low and a majority of voters saying they prefer a Congress in Republican hands to check the president’s agenda, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Obama’s approval rating fell to 41 percent, down from 46 percent through the first three months of the year and the lowest of his presidency in Post-ABC News polls. Just 42 percent approve of his handling of the economy, 37 percent approve of how he is handling the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and 34 percent approve of his handling of the situation involving Ukraine and Russia.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2014issues; 2014midterms; 2014polls; bhojobapproval; democrats; disastercare; election2014; failure; markwarner; obamacare

1 posted on 04/29/2014 4:01:57 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Meanwhile, the GOPe hierarchy, fearing the inherent responsibilities of majority status, plot the implosion of candidacies of conservative challengers to democrat incumbents.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 4:08:12 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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With just 191 days until Nov. 4 midterms, nervous Democrats are scrambling to find an effective answer to the Obamacare question they may fear the most: "Where is the $2,500 in health insurance savings President Obama and Democrats promised me?"

SIGNING "THE BIG EFFIN' DEAL" (now known as "The Big Effin' Debacle")

"Those Democrats leering over my shoulder owe me bigtime.
The healthcare bill insures we get a permanent Democratic majority."

" All except those Tea Party types, swallowed hook, line and sinker my promises that they could:

(1) keep their existing health plans,
(2) keep their own doctors that they like,
(3) keep their 25-year-olds on the family health plan,
(4) never be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition,
(5) sign up instantly on my tech-savvy government Web site,
(6) buy insurance only after becoming seriously ill."
(7) save $2,500 in annual premiums in the bargain....
(8) All without any new taxes."

"Them sonovagun Tea Partiers will rue the day they criticized my wonderful bill."

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JUST A FRIENDLY REMINDER TO 2014-2016 VOTERS As far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature plan that was ultimately enacted (by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote) into the "Affordable Care Act:

QUOTING OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if you’ve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All I’m going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. You’ll still have choice of doctor.”

Repeated over and over by every loyal Democrat---- conning Americans into believing they'd also be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.

LOCK-STEPPING DEMOCRAT PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1930-40's ERA EUROPE A POLITICAL BLUNDER OF CEAUSESCUIAN PROPORTIONS---PERPETRATED BY LIES, ADVANCED BY FRAUD

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healthcare.gov is also a voter registration site: Unsuspecting enrollees are being plugged into Democrat voter rolls.

Local couple upset after receiving pre-marked voter registration card from "Covered California" (Cali O/Care)
10news | 03-29-2014 | Preston Phillips / FR Posted by Kevin in California

A local couple called 10News concerned after they received an envelope from the state's Obamacare website, Covered California. Inside was a letter discussing voter registration and a registration card pre-marked with an "x" in the box next to Democratic Party.

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CAN DUMBOCRATS EXPLAIN THIS? How $4.3 billion to Louisianna Senator Landrieu was attached to the Obamacare bill, and how Obama and Reid failed to catch and fix it, is yet another indictment of the Obamacare atrocity. The payoff to Landrieu should be investigated as an indication of how EVERY Democrat came to vote for Obamacare.

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BACKSTORY In the fall of 2009, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was trying to get the necessary 60 Dimocrat votes to pass the Affordable Care Act. He needed every Dim on board, which gave waffling senators a great deal of leverage. In Landrieu's case, she connivingly saw that selling her aye vote could get her maybe $200 million federal dollars. Obama complied--- Reid chalked up another vote for Obamacare---and the $4.3 Landrieu giveaway was attached to the Obamacare bill.

<><> Where'd the money go?

THE "Louisisana Purchase" PAPER TRAIL IS HUGE Sen Landrieu (Scumocrat-LA) sold her aye vote in what Forbes Magazine dubbed "The 'Louisiana Purchase" that included a massive $4.3 Billion to Landrieu.

FORBES REPORTED the Democrats’ nailed Landrieu’s support for Obamacare w/ a greenback bribe. Landrieu, critics believe, pledged her vote in exchange for some $200 million more additional federal funds for Louisiana. Except that, due to a drafting error, the law ended up giving Louisiana $4.3 billion: more than twenty times the assigned amount. MORE HERE http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml

3 posted on 04/29/2014 4:09:16 AM PDT by Liz
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Obama's sbeen sprinting to the presidential podium lately---in a BIG hurry to change the narrative on Obamacare--a desperate attempt to prevent Dems' 2014 electoral bloodbath.

(Sniffle) gone are the blissful days when Dummies marched in lockstep w/ Obama. The grassroots disgust w/ Obamacare is putting a real crimp in Dims' campaign strategies. (sob)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS Dummycrats' once had fun kissing Obama's *** .....the kind of lock-stepping party loyalty not seen since 1940's era Europe.

As 2014 looms, things are decidedly different.

Poor Dummies. Kinda reminds me of Peter Sellers vainly trying
to subdue his basic instincts to salute smartly to der leader.

4 posted on 04/29/2014 4:12:01 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Don’t worry, the Republicans can always be counted on to find a way to lose easy election cycles.

Cheers!


5 posted on 04/29/2014 4:16:01 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Inverse Square Law: Freedom's Intensity = 1 divided by Distance from Government Regulation squared.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I am still amazed that his approval rating is so high!!

I can see the diehard commies still lovin him, but I hope they aren’t 37% or so of the population in the US who are approving of BO. Guess the welfare mammas and babydaddies will always follow him, even if it’s off a cliff.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 4:24:09 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Post-ABC News poll

ABC News is dead ?

I didn't notice.

7 posted on 04/29/2014 4:27:32 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The plantation workers will come out and try to save the day...no matter how many times they have to vote.


8 posted on 04/29/2014 4:31:38 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
...34 percent approve of his handling of the situation involving Ukraine and Russia...

sigh

What are these 34% thinking?

"No polar bears were killed in the Ukraine"
"Obama is helping Russia to re-establish communism"
"A brilliant distraction from Benghazi"
"See how things went downhill after Hillary left the State Dept? She should be prez"

9 posted on 04/29/2014 4:36:22 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That 41% number is scary. This is why it is getting so difficult for a R to win a national election.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 4:40:10 AM PDT by pas
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To: ScottinVA

It just boggles the minds. They cannot be this stupid, a large portion of the GOP is the same party.


11 posted on 04/29/2014 4:52:13 AM PDT by CommieCutter ("For an idea to be too simplistic, it must first be proven wrong" --Thomas Sowell)
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To: KosmicKitty
I am still amazed that his approval rating is so high!!

You go on to note that you hope that 37% or so of the population doesn't approve of Obama. I think that what is going on is that there is a huge percentage of the American electorate who are not aware of anything political and when asked by pollsters they just say that they support the president. It's ignorance, just pure ignorance, here.

12 posted on 04/29/2014 4:52:43 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Have no fear, the spineless pubbies will blow it!


13 posted on 04/29/2014 5:02:18 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It took me a looooong time to quit smoking and E-cigs are the only thing that worked for me.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 5:11:05 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: traderrob6

oooops wrong thread.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 5:11:53 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: KosmicKitty

blacks + hispanics = between 25-30% of the population and they support him because of his skin color. Add in about 10% for the commies and you get Obama’s floor in polling.


16 posted on 04/29/2014 5:19:52 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Don’t worry Democrats because.....THE CALVARY IS ON ITS WAY!!!

You soon will NEVER have to worry about losing the House, the Senate, or the White House because THE CALVARY will SAVE YOU. All will be fine.

By the way, the Calvary is in disguise. They are not on horses, but rather you can recognize them by the term “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”, and the leaders are Boener and Cantor.

With Amnesty passed, the days of the Republicans being competitive will be over, FOR GOOD. And who says the Republicans are mean people?


17 posted on 04/29/2014 5:27:10 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The interesting part of this is the poll was taken among 1,000 adults. Typically that sort of poll skews left and even it is highly anti Democrat/Obama. I wonder what a poll of likely voters would look like?


18 posted on 04/29/2014 5:52:31 AM PDT by irish guard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeh and Romney was a shoe in to win the election too. Bams polls may be down but dont count the moron voters out. Expect the ‘Rats to hold their own in Nov.... hope I’m completely and totally wrong....I just dont think so.


19 posted on 04/29/2014 5:57:29 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Democrats are imploding. The GOP has their opportunity, but instead of picking up the ball and running with it, they are fleeing for the tall grass.

The inevitable outcome will be a political vacuum.

Nature abhors a vacuum.

Think “Weimar Germany, 1932”.


20 posted on 04/29/2014 6:07:24 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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The Republicans will find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.


21 posted on 04/29/2014 6:13:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Obama’s approval rating fell to 41 percent

HOW THE HELL IS IT 41%!!!!

I get the 13%, sure, guaranteed that even if he rounded up white people for the extermination camps, they'd approve. Hell, they'd applaud!

But what about the other 28%!!!! Things are miserable in the US and trending sharply down. Don't these people care?

22 posted on 04/29/2014 6:19:10 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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The Republicans will find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

Correction: The Republicans will find a way to snatch victory for the Ruling Oligarchy (both Republican and Democrat), from the jaws of victory for American citizens.

23 posted on 04/29/2014 6:20:52 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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Its still trending down because of the Bush policies. They’ll all tell you that Obama is making it better, but Bush had it so screwed up it is taking this long. That’s what they think.


24 posted on 04/29/2014 6:23:11 AM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Democrats face serious obstacles as they look to the November elections, with President Obama’s approval rating at a new low and a majority of voters saying they prefer a Congress in Republican hands....

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Not to worry; the Rats have the Voter Fraud Machine well-oiled and ready to roll.


25 posted on 04/29/2014 6:37:15 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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“The Republicans will find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.”

What exactly is the Republican platform for the 2014 elections?

1) For or against immigration reform and amnesty?
2) For or against repeal of the ACA?
3) For or against traditional marriage?
4) For or against missile defense and hardening the grid against EMP?
5) For or against unlimited, federally funded, abortion?
6) For or against euthanasia for the elderly?
7) For or against forgiving student loans?
8) For or against “free trade”.
9) For or against voter ID?
10) For or against the work requirement for welfare?
11) For or against government funding student loans?
12) For or against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
13) For or against Federal Reserve money printing?
14) For or against government bailouts of “too big to fail” banks?
15) For or against scaling back bureaucratic regulation?
16) For or against fossil fuel drilling and extraction on public land?
17) For or against common core standards for education?
18) For or against corporate welfare - agriculture subsidies, import/export bank, special tax incentives and credits?
19) For or against reduction in marginal tax rates for the middle class?
20) For or against killing American citizens without due process of law (i.e. a public trial as required by the Constitution).
21) For or against the use of drones over domestic airspace?
22) For or against NSA spying on individual citizens?

Listening to the GOP establishment and conservatives on the issues listed above, I do not perceive the party has a unified position on any of them.

How can a party with no core beliefs and without a unified position on the key issues facing the nation expect to win, much less govern?


26 posted on 04/29/2014 8:31:25 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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I just drove by Starbucks up the street, 7 deep in the drive through.

I honestly do not know what it is going to take.

27 posted on 04/29/2014 9:48:51 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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It will take the actual crackdown, including the massive bloodshed, which is about one or two years away.


28 posted on 04/29/2014 9:50:43 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The GOP is clueless and utterly cowardly. We are not headed for collapse. We are well into collapse. The only thing the GOP is concerned about is coming out the other side with some clout, wealth and comfort for themselves and their families.

This is the largest betrayal of an elected political body towards their citizens, probably, in history.

29 posted on 04/29/2014 9:53:21 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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