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Obama's Sky-High Approval Ratings Slip

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Obama's Sky-High Approval Ratings Slip

Politics

Obama's Sky-High Approval Ratings Slip

Obama's Sky-High Approval Ratings Slip

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President Obama entered office with very high approval ratings. Now, for the first time since he took office, the president's approval ratings have slipped from 64 percent to 59 percent. Pew Research Center President Andrew Kohut tells Melissa Block why the president's numbers may be going down — and how Democrats and Republicans in Congress are faring.