President Obama has a 25% Strong Approval vs a 41% Strong Disapproval rating

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 25% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16 (see trends).


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Sixty percent (60%) believe recent events in Japan will hurt the U.S. economy. Americans are evenly divided as to whether or not the Japanese government is fully disclosing the nuclear danger from the accidents.Check out our review of this week’s key polls to see “What They Told Us.”

The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook.

Overall, 46% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president’s performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) now disapprove of his performance.

Just 19% of homeowners expect the value of their home to go up in the next year. Thirty percent (30%) expect the value of their home to decline. Looking long-term, fewer than half the nation’s homeowners expect the value of their homes to go up in the next five years.

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