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Polls: Obama Approval Rating Slumps

TRayMN Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 11:56 AM
Did any of you see Valerie Jarret on CBS this morning talking about how Obama was going to focus on all the wonderful things he has doneand is going to do for the middle class in his SOTU speech? Almost threw something at the TV. I will not be watching the evil destroyer tonight.
Normal Frank Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:01 PM
That ought to take up about 15 seconds of the time he's allotted...

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...