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Obama staging comeback in the eyes of American people, finds new poll

December 21, 2010 - Washington

A new poll suggests that United States' President Barack Obama may be staging a comeback in the eyes of the American people.

According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll, 48 percent of Americans now say that they approve of how Obama is handling his job, while 48 percent disapprove.

The disapproval number is the lowest it has been since May, when it was 46 percent in the same poll.

His disapproval rating reached as high as 54 percent in September, and clocked in at 50 percent in November.

Opinion Research Corp. surveyed 1,008 adults by phone from December 17 to 19.

The margin of error was three percentage points.


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