President charms Congress, rattles saber at North Korea.
Through his immigration announcement and diplomacy, Obama is managing his image and media presence well.
Roosevelt and JFK also gain high marks.
Christmas in Hawaii looks bad when the nation is suffering.
A populist or outsider candidate is unlikely to win in 2012 but can shape the election.
There is much at stake in the debate over Medicare and Medicaid.
Obama is positioning himself not a bold leader, but more the capital's referee.
Obama will face a series of challenges in his presidential re-election bid.
Obama is in danger of becoming a war president, under attack from all sides.
Some of the lowest presidential approval ratings have been recorded when there was a gas crisis.