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POLL: President Obama's approval rating drops below 50%

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

Disapprove 50% Approve 47% No opinion 3%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 3/15/2013 - 3/17/2013
Sample: 1,021 adult Americans
Margin of error: +/- 3% pts

According to This Poll

A CNN/ORC International poll also indicates that President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dipped below 50% for the first time since September, with half of the public saying they disapprove of the job he's doing in the White House.

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