December 5, 2012
According to a poll, most Americans will blame Congress if we go over the edge.
by Dara Sharif onJanuary 24, 2012
The Root's annual Rating Obama poll showed high marks in other areas, but a B minus on this key issue.
April 10, 2011
The American Society of News Editors plans to enlist non-media companies to brief news executives on appealing to an increasingly brown America.
by Joel Dreyfuss onJanuary 19, 2011
A poll of more than 1,000 readers of The Root shows that the racial divide persists in how people assess President Obama exactly two years after he took office.
by Abdul Ali onJanuary 5, 2011
Though his recent approval rating shows an increase, his popularity among Republicans is still low in light of recent legislative compromises with the GOP. Ungrateful?
August 6, 2010
This week on The Confab: Why black Americans are so loyal to Obama. Does the president's high approval rating have anything to do with race? Plus, a candid conversation about race in America. Is it even possible? Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with staff writer Cord Jefferson and contributor to The Root John McWhorter.
by Cord Jefferson onAugust 3, 2010
As the president's poll numbers sag among whites and other Americans, conservatives claim that racial allegiance keeps numbers high among African Americans. Here's what they haven't factored in.
by David Swerdlick onJune 18, 2010
To get back on track before autumn, the president has to sweat the small stuff. Here's how.
by Bryant Simon onFebruary 19, 2010
President Barack Obama’s poll numbers have been on the wane in recent weeks. Turns out this may have more to do with how we see the world than it does with the president and his policies.
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