Highest job approval of 2006 for George W. Bush (44%) according to the last Gallup poll for USA Today. And "likely voters" are evenly divided between Democratic and Republican candidates for Congress, 48%-48% (among "registered voters", Democrats had a 51%-42% advantage). "This has been the best two weeks Republicans have had since Bush was re-elected", the Republican strategist Scott Reed said. UPDATE. BrothersJudd writes that every time gasoline price drops 10 cents, Republicans gains 1% in polls. And gasoline price is tumbling down.
Round-Up: Townhall, Pollster, NewsBusters.org, Say Anything, Outside The Beltway, JasonPye, Crawfordslist, The Bullwinkle Blog, BrothersJudd Blog, The Moderate Voice, Common Sense, The Political Pit Bull, Blue Crab Boulevard, Ace of Spades HQ, TKS (NRO), The Caucus (NYT). Update: QandO, Oliver Willis, Don Surber, JustOneMinute, Thought Theater, Blogs for Bush, Political Arithmetik, Hit and Run, Rightlinx, Liberty and Justice, The Real Ugly American.