Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto and Fred Backus
September 26, 2013
President Obama’s job approval rating is just 43 percent now, down slightly from earlier this month and the lowest since March 2012. Forty-nine percent disapprove, the highest it has been in two years.
His approval rating among women has dropped since earlier in September, from 49 percent to 43 percent now.
Positive assessments of the president’s handling of the economy has also dropped five points in the last two weeks, to 41 percent now. Just 40 percent approve of his handling of foreign policy, while 49 percent disapprove – the highest disapproval he has ever received on this measure.