President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRep. John Katko: Why I became the first Republican lawmaker to support impeachment Can we protect our country — from our rulers, and ourselves? For Joe Biden, an experienced foreign policy team MORE were named the most-admired people in 2013 for the sixth year in a row, according to a Gallup survey. 


The open-ended poll released Monday found 16 percent of people named Obama as the most-admired man, while 15 percent named Clinton as the most-admired woman. Both scores, however, have dropped significantly since 2012.  

In 2012, 30 percent of people named Obama as the most-admired man, while 21 percent named Clinton the most-admired woman. 

Obama has held the title in the Gallup poll since being elected in 2008. Gallup noted a sitting president had been named most-admired man 57 out of the 67 times it polled the question. 

Clinton tops the list for the 18th time. She has won the title nearly every year since assuming the office of the first lady in 1993. She lost to Mother Teresa only two times in the 1990s, while Laura Bush led the pack in 2001. 

George W. Bush ranked second in the poll of most-admired men with 4 percent. Others scoring at least 1 percent included former President Clinton, Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood. 

On the women’s side, Michelle Obama received 5 percent of the vote, tied with Sarah Palin for third place. 

Oprah Winfrey ranked second on the list, while former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also ranked in the top 10. 

The poll surveyed 1,031 people earlier this month and has a 4 percentage point margin of error.