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Obama’s Favorables Down, Unfavorables Up

Obama’s unfavorability rating in Rasmussen’s daily tracking poll never was higher than 46 percent before February 27. His favorability rating had never been lower than 51 percent, and most often hit 54 percent.

ABC News ran the video of Jeremiah Wright’s sermons on March 13.
The following day Obama’s unfavorability rating hit 46 percent, and since then, it’s been 49 percent, 48 percent, 50 percent, 49 percent, and 49 percent today.
His favorability rating over that period has been 51 percent, 50 percent, 50 percent, 47 percent, 48 percent and 48 percent today.

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