"He's less of a factor than he could be, but he still raises more money than anyone else. Advice to candidates: Cash the checks."
"They may not be flagging by November."
"My advice to GOP: Be careful what you wish for. POTUS numbers will rebound in fall."
"He is doing worst where it matters most: AK, AR, LA, and NC."
"Virtually no Democrat benefits from close association with this White House."
"Hate Washington, love your member of Congress."
"Depends on whether Obamacare works."
How much do you think the president's flagging approval rating will affect the midterms?
REPUBLICANS (98 VOTES)
A lot: 70%
A little: 2%
Not at all: 2%
"Just imagine how different the atmosphere would be if his job approval were 65 percent."
"It's already resulted in better recruiting for the GOP than we'd have expected a year ago."
"Winter is coming for the Democrats."
"Pretending otherwise is nothing more than wishful thinking on the part of the Democrats."
"For every Democrat who wanted to appear with the president and pretend they are part of the Doublemint twins, this is a huge problem."
"America is exhausted with Barack Obama, and it will cost Democrats."
"Like winning, the president's approval isn't everything — it's the only thing."
"Obama's presidency is like a superhyped new TV show that never quite attracted viewers, was well-liked by a handful of critics, and finally got canceled about three years too late."
"It's still just May."
"I think it will hinge more on a particular Congress member's vote on Obamacare than the president's approval ratings."
"Probably not to the extent that Republicans would like it to."
"It is already baked in the cake. Pryor, Landrieu, Begich, and Hagan are already in trouble."
Not at all
"Only 923 days remaining."
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