President Obama’s current approval rating is 47%, according to Gallup Polls. In comparison to the past 11 presidents at the same point in their presidencies, which is about 700 days, Obama’s current rating is higher than 3 of the last 11 presidents. As the chart below shows, Ronald Reagan was lower than Obama’s current rating, […]
With Peter Orszag’s departure as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget on July 30th, Obama has appointed Jacob “Jack” Lew to replace him. Lew served the position from 1998-2001 for the Clinton Administration. The Senate will have to confirm Lew.