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Why Killing Bin Laden Won't Save Obama

A new Gallup poll shows that the small bump in support that President Obama received in the wake of Osama bin Laden's killing has all but disappeared. Right after bin Laden was killed in early May, Obama's approval rating went up from 44 percent to 51 percent. But now the numbers are back down to pre-OBL levels, with the president's approval rating back down to 46 percent, along with a notable drop in support among independent voters.
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Barack Obama’s Post Osama bin Laden Killing “Bump”: AP-GfK poll: Obama approval hits 60 percent

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (3 years ago)

The AP reports that Barack Obama is enjoying a post Osama bin Laden killing “bump”: President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit its highest point in two years — 60 percent — and more than half of Americans now say he deserves t... Read Post

Obama's Approval Rating Has Reached Its Highest Point Since Osama Bin Laden's Death

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

President Barack Obama's approval rating in a new CBS poll has reached a sky-high 57 percent, the highest mark since the death of Osama bin Laden in May 2011. Obama's approval rating has consistently been 50 percent in the wake of h... Read Post

Barack Obama's Approval Rating Just Hit An All-Time Low

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

President Barack Obama's job approval rating hit 40%, a new low, in a Gallup poll released today. The previous all-time low was 41%, last recorded in April, before the special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden, which kicked hi... Read Post


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