43% Approve Of President Obama’s Overall Performance

November 23, 2011, 6:00 PM GMT+0

President Barack Obama’s travels to Hawaii to host the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) annual summit haven’t improved his standing at home much. In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll just 43% of Americans approve of the way he is handling his job overall, extending the number of weeks his approval rating has remained just above 40%. 

The President continues to get his highest ratings on foreign policy: 48% approve of his handling of terrorism, 47% of his handling of the war in Iraq. In contrast, only 33% approve of his handling of the economy — the country’s most important issue. 

Economist/YouGov poll archives can found here.

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