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Poll shows president's approval rating lowest ever

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A new poll from Quinnipiac University said President Barack Obama's approval rating has dropped to its lowest point ever.

In the QU poll released Tuesday, 54 percent to 39 percent of voters disapprove of the job the president is doing.

Just last month, he was at between 49 percent to 45 percent.

Obama's approval rating is at the same level of former President George W. Bush at the same time of his presidency.

"Like all new presidents, President Barack Obama had a honeymoon with American voters, with approval ratings in the high 50s. As the marriage wore on, he kept his job approval scores in the respectable, though not overwhelming, 40s. Today, for the first time it appears that 40 percent floor is cracking," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

To read the full poll results, click here.

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