August 15, 2011 President Obama today sets off on a bus tour through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois that will extend into the middle of the week. For the first time, his approval rating in Gallup's daily tracking poll is below 40 percent.
The dark line shows support for same-sex marriage.
May 20, 2011 The polling organization has been asking about the issue since 1996. While support has now edged above 50 percent, Gallup says the issue remains highly divisive — with older Americans and Republicans more likely to be opposed.
February 25, 2011 One surprise was that the very conservative South Carolina was behind the Dakotas. Vermont had the highest percentage of liberals. Interestingly, the least conservative state was more strongly conservative than the most strongly liberal state.
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