The facts, faces and hum of local politics with Steve Kraske and Dave Helling
New poll shows that Obama is sinking fast
11/19/2013 2:19 PM
11/19/2013 2:20 PM
This is getting ugly.
President Barack Obama’s poll numbers keep slip slidin’ away and have now reached the lowest point of his presidency, according to anew ABC News-Washington Post poll
The culprit: the rollout of the new health-care law.
Here is the painful truth for the president:
• Obama’s overall approval rating sits at 42 percent, down six points in the last month. This is a record low for Obama in the ABC News-Post polls.
• His disapproval rating stands at 55 percent, the worst of his presidency.
• Some 44 percent say they strongly disapprove of the way he’s handling his job. This, too, is the worst of his presidency.
• Opposition to the new health-care law also stood at record highs with a whopping 57 percent saying they disagree with it.
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