Obama approval slips as pessimism rises

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A new Pew Research survey finds President Obama’s job approval rating has tumbled since shortly after his re-election, from 55% to 47%, “as the public’s economic expectations for the coming year have soured”

Nonetheless, Obama “retains greater public confidence than congressional Republicans in dealing with the budget deficit: 53% express at least a fair amount of confidence in him to handle the budget, compared with 39% who express the same confidence in GOP leaders.”

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