President Obama and some specific issuesWhile attitudes on how President Obama is handling the economy are slowly improving, it is not the same on other issues. In looking at 9 other issues, a majority of Americans gives the President negative ratings for his handling of 8 and the public is split on the ninth issue. With terrorism, just under half give the President both positive (47%) and negative (49%) ratings. Two in five U.S. adults give President Obama positive ratings for his handling of education (41%, down from 47% in January), the environment (41%, down from 44%), his handling of the situation in North Korea (40%) and healthcare (39%, down from 43%). Just under two in five give the President positive marks for his handling of jobs (37%, down from 39%) and 35% each give him positive ratings on his handling of the unrest in the Middle East (down from 40%) and immigration (up slightly from 34%). The only place President Obama shows a marked increase is in his handling of gun control; that was a positive rating of 27% in January and is now at 33%).
Some Upticks In Attitudes On The Economy And Direction Of The Country
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