Bush Approval Still Low—But Twice as High as Democrat Congress


a) In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job that George W. Bush is doing as president?

Jul. 30 Jun. 11 Apr. 23 Jan. 20
Approve 31% 29% 35% 35%
Disapprove 63% 66% 60% 60%

Source: Hart/Newhouse / The Wall Street Journal / NBC News
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,005 American adults, conducted from Jul. 27 to Jul. 30, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.
b) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?

Jul. 2007 Jun. 2007 Apr. 2007 Mar. 2007
Approve 29% 29% 35% 33%
Disapprove 61% 61% 57% 58%

Source: Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,503 American adults, conducted from Jul. 25 to Jul. 29, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.
c) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?

Aug. 1 Jul. 12 Jul. 3 Jun. 19
Approve 29% 29% 26% 26%
Disapprove 63% 64% 65% 65%

Source: Princeton Survey Research Associates / Newsweek
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,002 American adults, conducted on Aug. 1, 2007. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

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