A look at the day’s political happenings, including President Obama’s poll numbers take a dive amid controversies plaguing his administration and a new report says Virginia’s Republican governor is using taxpayer dollars for personal expenses.
Only 36% of the public approves of Bush’s performance, according to an Ap-Ipsos poll released Friday. The GOP-led Congress fared even worse, with an approval rating of only 30%. Nixon’s numbers were in the high 20s during the Watergate scandal. What’s the magic number for regime change?