Wednesday, October 07, 2009

President Obama's approval ratings are on the rise

Obama's approval ratings are starting to rise after declining ever since his inauguration, new poll figures show but concerns about the economy, health care and war persist, and support for the war in Afghanistan is falling.

AP reports:
An Associated Press-GfK poll says 56 percent of those surveyed in the past week approve of Obama's job performance, up from 50 percent in September. It's the first time since he took office in January that his rating has gone up. People also feel better about his handling of the economy and his proposed health care overhaul. But not about the war. Support for the war in Afghanistan has declined, the poll said Overall, 39 percent said they disapproved of Obama's performance in office, down from 49 percent last month. READ MORE
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