Presidential Race Maps Writing on the Wall

Gallup: Economy Remains Problem For Obama

Posted Aug 22, 2012 at 9:42 AM by Maurice Berger

According to Gallup, "three months before the election, President Barack Obama gets good marks from Americans for his handling of terrorism, fair marks for education and foreign affairs, but poor marks on immigration and three big economic issues: the federal budget deficit, creating jobs, and the economy generally." Here is Gallup's chart:

President Barack Obama Approval on Issues

Does The Government Spend Enough On Education?

Posted Mar 12, 2010 at 1:13 AM by Maurice Berger

Does the U.S. Government spend enough on education? A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 67% of Democrats and 55% of voters not affiliated with either party say the government does not spend enough, a view shared by just 42% of Republicans . . . Just 20% think the government spends too much on public education, while another 21% say the amount it spends is about right. While government leaders attempt to tackle budget deficits that are ballooning to historic proportions, 55% of Americans say the government does not spend enough money on public education."