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  • NBC/WSJ poll: Obama Approval Sinks to New Low (Personal approval under water at 41%)

    10/30/2013 3:47:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 154 replies
    NBC News ^ | Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | Mark Murray
    President Barack Obamaís approval rating has declined to an all-time low as public frustration with Washington and pessimism about the nationís direction continue to grow, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Just 42 percent approve of the presidentís job performance, which is down five points from earlier this month. By comparison, 51 percent disapprove of his job in office -- tied for his all-time high. The NBC/WSJ pollsters argue that no single reason explains Obamaís lower poll standing. Rather, they attribute it to the accumulation of setbacks since the summer -- allegations of spying by the National...