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POLL: Obama earns high marks on foreign policy

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling foreign policy?

Approve 46% Disapprove 32% Don't know/Not applicable 4%
Source: CBS News/New York Times
Date conducted: 1/15/2011 - 1/19/2011
Sample: 1,036 adults
Margin of error: +/- 3% pts

According to This Poll

When it comes to foreign policy, more Americans approve of President Obama's work than those who disapprove. According to a CBS News/New York Times poll, those who approve outnumber those who disapprove 46 percent to 32 percent.

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