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POLL: CNN: Pres. Obama's approval rating 52%

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

Approve 52% Disapprove 43% No opinion 5%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 11/16/2012 - 11/18/2012
Sample: 1,023 adult Americans
Margin of error: +/- 3% pts

According to This Poll

The CNN/ORC International poll shows that 52% of Americans approve of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president while 43% disapprove.

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