Afghanistan, Sep 2021

President Joe Biden’s approval rating has dropped to a new low (43%), while majorities of Americans disapprove of his handling of foreign policy (56%) and of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan (61%). Americans are split about what should have happened, but a large majority (71%) label the U.S. role in Afghanistan a “failure.”

9/22: Voters Divide About Obama’s Handling of the War in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit a new low, and voters remain dissatisfied with his handling of the economy.  And, now, there is also increased dissatisfaction with how the president is handling the war in Afghanistan. Click Here for Complete September 22, 2011 USA Marist Poll Release and Tables According to this Marist Poll, […]

12/8: Slight Bounce in Obama’s Policy in Afghanistan

47% of registered voters nationwide approve of how President Barack Obama is handling the war in Afghanistan while 43% disapprove.  There has been a slight improvement for the president on this question since Marist last asked it October.  At that time, 43% approved while 45% disapproved. There has also been a slight change in support […]

10/15: President Loses Support in Handling of War in Afghanistan

Registered voters nationwide divide about President Barack Obama’s management of the war in Afghanistan.  43% approve, and 45% disapprove.  12% are unsure.  The electorate’s confidence in the president’s handling of this issue has been shaken.  When Marist last asked this question in June, nearly six in ten — 57% — backed the president on this […]

7/4: Don’t Know Much About History…

A notable proportion of Americans may need to brush up on their U.S. history.

12/11: Slim Majority Thinks Debt Deal Will be Reached

52% of registered voters nationally think a deal to reduce the federal budget deficit will be reached by the end of the month.  42%, however, do not think a deal will be brokered, and the nation will go over the fiscal cliff.  Six percent are unsure. Click Here for Complete December 11, 2012 USA McClatchy-Marist […]

6/28: More than Six in Ten Unhappy with Obama on Deficit … Handling of Economy at New Low

President Barack Obama met with Senate leaders yesterday to jumpstart stalled budget talks, but do voters nationwide agree with how the president is handling the federal budget deficit? Click Here for Complete June 28, 2011 USA McClatchy-Marist Poll Release and Tables According to this McClatchy-Marist poll, 61% of voters disapprove of how the president is […]

6/13: The 2012 Republican Field

By John Sparks Election Day 2012 is more than a year away, but for Republicans, the contest to find a candidate to oppose President Barack Obama is in full swing.  What should GOP candidates be doing now?  Which issues will be relevant, and where do the candidates stand?  The Marist Poll’s John Sparks speaks with […]

12/8: Obama’s Hope to Unite Falls Short

Registered voters nationally are divided about President Barack Obama’s job approval rating.  46% approve of his job performance while 44% disapprove.  One in ten voters is unsure. This is the first time the president has lost majority support on this question since taking office.  When Marist last asked this question in October, 53% of voters […]

12/8: Economic Tides Turn for Obama

For the first time since President Barack Obama took office, a majority of registered voters nationwide — 51% — disapprove of the way the president is handling the economy. 45%, on the other hand, approve of his financial management. When Marist last asked about Obama’s handling of the economy in October, the electorate was divided.  […]