If United States president Barrack Obama wants to retain his position in 2012 he needs to work hard on his campaign and work today. The latest Gallup presidential approval rating tracker has shown that only 39 percent of the American public are happy on his performance as president. The latest result is drop from the previous rating of Obama at 40 percent two weeks ago.
It was learned that based on the history of Gallup survey former President Bill Clinton got the lowest approval rating at 37 percent in June of 1993. The low approval rating had been blamed on the present bad economic situation of the United States. Gallup one of the most reliable and trusted survey firms in the US got its data from telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 Americans over a three-day period.
The m argin of error is plus or minus three percentage points. Obama is the first African American to become a US president. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review.
He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Following an unsuccessful bid against the Democratic incumbent for a seat in the United States House of Representatives in 2000, Obama ran for United States Senate in 2004.
Several events brought him to national attention during the campai gn, including his victory in the March 2004 Democratic primary and his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He won election to the U.S. Senate in Illinois in November 2004. His presidential campaign began in February 2007, and after a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won his party’s nomination. In the 2008 presidential election, he defeated Republican nominee John McCain, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.