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AP-GfK Poll: Obama slips, other Dems slide, too

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posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 06:00 PM
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by LIZ SIDOTI, AP National Political Writer Liz Sidoti, Ap National Political Writer – 3 mins ago

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's national standing has slipped to a new low after his victory on the historic health care overhaul, even in the face of growing signs of economic revival, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll.

The survey shows the political terrain growing rockier for Obama and congressional Democrats heading into midterm elections, boosting Republican hopes for a return to power this fall.

Just 49 percent of people now approve of the job Obama's doing overall, and less than that — 44 percent — like the way he's handled health care and the economy. Last September, Obama hit a low of 50 percent in job approval before ticking a bit higher. His high-water mark as president was 67 percent in February of last year, just after he took office.

This does explain all the domestic terrorism talk lately just like with W. and the terrorism alert with DHS they are trying to keep the president's falling poll numbers afloat.Scare tactics know no political parties.




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