Slipping Presidential Support

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/17/2011 - 12:36

President Obama’s support continues to erode nationally, according to the latest poll. This is in addition to those City Islander we contacted ranging from 95 to 59 years old. Also, a yearlong effort to recapture the political center has failed to attract independent voters

Nearly half of people polled say they feared the economy was heading for a double-dip recession, and nearly three-quarters of Americans think the country is on the wrong track.

Republicans are more energized than Democrats at the outset of the 2012 presidential campaign, but have not focused on one candidate. Half of Republicans who plan to vote in the primary say they would like many choices.

Even as the GOPs nominating contest seems to be narrowing to a woman and two men race. between Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.