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Polls: Obama Approval Rating Slumps

Manny41 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:46 PM
Dismal poll ratings for POTUS and congress, yet they all were re-elected. The frontiers of ignorance are far beyond the horizon.

As President Obama prepares to deliver the first State of the Union Address of his second term, his job approval ratings appear to be reverting to their medicore norm.  Both CNN's "poll of polls" and an early February survey from Quinippiac show Obama dipping back into the 40s, suggesting that his brief inaugural afterglow is fading:

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Overall Approve: 46 percent
Overall Disapprove: 45 percent

Independents: 40/47...