President Barack Obama’s rating in the daily Gallup poll has fallen to its lowest level since October 2011 as his administration continues to be tarnished by the rocky debut of his health-care program.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican poised to win re-election tomorrow, has garnered support across partisan lines. He led Democratic challenger Barbara Buono by 28 percentage points in the latest poll.
The Republican war with President Barack Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming days and months. The conflict now exposed within the party may shape its future for years.
Herman Cain, a one-time pizza magnate and sunny-skies orator, is entering a new phase of scrutiny after a wave of Republican Party dissatisfaction with its presidential choices thrust him into second place in a Bloomberg News-Washington Post poll.