New York State: Siena Poll
Governor Paterson had a slight uptick in his favorables (5% points) while his unfavorables remain high at 56%, which is virtually unchanged. Only 22% of those polled thought he was performing his job as excellent or good while 77% thought his performance was fair or poor.
The New York State Senate has reached it's highest unfavorable rating with the public at 74%.
Most people want to see a coalition leadership of the New York State Senate at 52%.
Here is one for Congressional candidates to pay attention to - same sex marriages is favored by voters 49 to 44%.
The United States headed in the right direction went for 62% in May to 49% in July, which is certainly a reflection on Obama's policies
National: USA Today/Gallup poll continues to have concerning news for the Great One and those who have hitched their wagon to his star, including a Democratic Congressional candidate in the 23rd District, it is not rising any longer.
His overall approval rating was 55%, the lowest of his young presidency. That puts Obama 10th among the 12 post-World War II presidents at this point in their tenures. When he took office, he ranked 7th.Rasmussen Reports show a potential 2012 match up between Romney and Obama tied at 45%.
And ABC/WaPo poll shows an increasing number of people view Barry as just another tax and spend Democrat.