How is President Obama Doing?

By Sadie Bass

Nov 17, 2009 9:43am

Afghanistan, health care, the recovery from recession, continuing job loss, how is the President Obama doing?

ABC News along with the Washington Post is out with a poll today that finds 56% of the nation approves of the job President Obama is doing.  The headline on our website this morning is “Obama Approval Shows Durability.”

How about health care reform?  Here is an excerpt from our polling director Gary Langer’s piece:  “Negatives abound: Fifty-four percent of insured Americans think it'll increase their own costs; among all, 56 percent think it'll raise overall costs, six in 10 think it could shut down many private insurers and 61 percent oppose covering abortions in federally supported plans. For all that, sweetened by other, more popular elements, the plan's holding essentially at an even split, 48 percent in favor, 49 percent opposed”.

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