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  • Tulsa World: Republican focus group likes Newt Gingrich over all

    on Jan 30, 12 • in Presidential, Tulsa • with No Comments

    Republican Focus Group Full

    By Randy Krehbiel World Staff Writer Newt Gingrich’s charisma and intelligence may trump all other considerations for Tulsa-area Republicans, a focus group of likely voters in the March 6 GOP primary indicated last week. The 11 registered Republicans with a history of voting in primary elections were assembled by SoonerPoll.com at the Tulsa World offices three days after Gingrich’s victory in the South Carolina primary pushed him to the front of the GOP presidential field. The focus group included six men and five women. Four identified themselves as Gingrich supporters, two for Mitt Romney, one

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  • President Obama’s approval falls from post-bin Laden rise

    on Jan 5, 12 • in Presidential, Statewide • with No Comments

    President Barack Obama’s approval rating in Oklahoma has fallen 6.3 points since August to 28.9 percent, according to a recent SoonerPoll.com study. The November study found that 28.9 percent of likely Oklahoma voters approve of the way President Barack Obama is doing his job. By comparison, 64.8 percent disapproved and 6.3 percent had no opinion. Approval ratings from early May indicated that 33.6 percent of likely Oklahoma voters polled approved of the president, a marked improvement from his all-time low that coincided with the 2010 midterm elections. In August the president’s approval reached 34.6 percent,

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  • President Obama’s approval rating up slightly from midterm slip

    on Jul 11, 11 • in Presidential • with No Comments

    Early May approval ratings from SoonerPoll reveal that 33.6 percent of likely Oklahoma voters polled approve of the way President Barack Obama is doing his job. Though the president’s approval remains low in Oklahoma, it is a marked improvement from the steady decline that coincided with the run-up to the midterm elections which culminated in an all-time low of 26.1 percent in November. In January of this year, SoonerPoll measured the president’s approval rating for the first time since the mid-term elections and found that 29.8 percent of those polled approved of the president. If

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