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POLL: President's approval rating: 48%

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

Approve 48% Disapprove 45% No opinion 7%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 8/31/2012 - 9/3/2012
Sample: 1,005 adult Americans
Margin of error: +/- 3.5% pts

According to This Poll

A CNN/ORC International poll shows 48% of likely voters approve of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president; 45% disapprove; 7% have no opinion.

Notes
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