Obama Job Rating Ticks Higher, Views of Nation’s Economy Turn More Positive
But Most Still Say They Are ‘Falling Behind’ Financially
President Obama enters the seventh year of his presidency in a familiar position when compared with his recent predecessors. His 47% job approval rating places him squarely between George W. Bush (33%) and Bill Clinton (63%) at similar points in their second terms. Obama’s rating is comparable to Ronald Reagan’s in January 1987 (49%), when Reagan was embroiled in the Iran-Contra affair.
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Source: Pew Research