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March 12, 2014


GOP Set To Take Advantage of Obama Struggles

Despite one new poll showing President Obama's approval bouncing back, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds his approval rating has dropped to a low point of 41%.

Key findings: By a 33% to 24% margin, Americans say their midterm election vote will be to signal opposition to the president rather than to signal support, though 41% say their vote will have nothing to do about Obama. In addition, 48% of voters say they're less likely to vote for a candidate who's a solid supporter of the Obama administration, versus 26% who say they're more likely to vote for that candidate.

Meanwhile, Republicans hold a one-point edge over Democrats on which party registered voters prefer to control Congress, 44% to 43%,














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