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Obama’s Full-Month Approval Hits Two-Year Low in November

Monday, December 02, 2013

When tracking President Obama’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture.  To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results can be seen in the graphics below.  

The president’s total job approval dipped four points to 45% in November. That is down 11 points from last December’s recent high of 56% and is the president's lowest monthly approval in two years. The president's rating inched up a point to 49% in October following the government shutdown but took a hard hit in November from the problems surrounding the rollout of the new national health care law. In recent weeks, the president's daily job approval ratings have been at the lowest levels of his presidency.

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