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Obama poll numbers still in the tank

Updated: 2013-12-17T14:29:03Z

By STEVE KRASKE

The Kansas City Star

A year ago, President Obama was riding high in the polls as he came off his re-election win over Mitt Romney.

Today, not so good, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll.

On a series of measurements, the president has lost his edge over Republicans, causing Democrats some worry as they head into the 2014 mid-term elections.

Take one question. A year ago, Obama led congressional Republicans on who could best deal with the economy by 54-36 percent.

Today, Republicans lead Obama by 45-41 percent.

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