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Obama Approval Plummets Among Americans Skeptical of Jobs Plan

Posted By admin On September 14, 2011 @ 9:21 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Julianna Goldman
Bloomberg [1]
Sept 14, 2011

A majority of Americans don’t believe President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan will help lower the unemployment rate, skepticism he must overcome as he presses Congress for action and positions himself for re- election.

The downbeat assessment of the American Jobs Act reflects a growing and broad sense of dissatisfaction with the president. Americans disapprove of his handling of the economy by 62 percent to 33 percent, a Bloomberg National Poll conducted Sept. 9-12 shows. The disapproval number represents a nine point increase from six months ago.

The president’s job approval rating also stands at the lowest of his presidency — 45 percent. That rating is driven down in part by a majority of independents, 53 percent, who disapprove of his performance.

“I don’t think he’s done as good a job as I think he could have,” said Paul Kaplan, 58, an unemployed Democrat from Philadelphia. “We were hopeful that things would improve in the economy and they’ve only gotten worse. People in Washington just don’t seem to want to cooperate with each other and work for the people.”

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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-14/obama-approval-drops-on-skepticism-of-jobs-plan.html

[2] Poll: Obama’s Job Approval Collapsing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-obamas-job-approval-collapsing.html

[3] Obama’s Approval Rating Lowest Yet, Congress’ Declines: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obamas-approval-rating-lowest-yet-congress-declines.html

[4] Poll: Obama approval rating drops amid slew of controversies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-obama-approval-rating-drops-amid-slew-of-controversies.html

[5] Obama Approval Rating Sinks To Lowest Ever: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-approval-rating-sinks-to-lowest-ever.html

[6] Obama Now Has Presidential Approval Index Rating Of -12: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-now-has-presidential-approval-index-rating-of-12.html

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