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Obama Approval Drops To 38 Percent In New Poll

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Voters disapproved of the way Obama has handled most issues. Forty-eight percent disapproved of the way he handled the Iran deal and 62 percent disapproved of the way he has handled health care. Fifty-two percent said Obama is not trustworthy.

Voters did side with Obama on the way he has handled terrorism and his stance on raising the minimum wage. Fifty percent approved of the way the President has dealt with terrorism, and 69 percent of voters supported raising the minimum wage.

Support for Republican candidates on a generic ballot jumped in the new poll. Forty-one percent said they would vote for a Republican, and 38 percent said they would vote for a Democrat. In the November poll voters split evenly -- 39 percent said they would vote Republican, and 39 percent would vote Democrat.

Quinnipiac surveyed 2,692 registered voters Dec. 3-9 via phone with a margin of error plus or minus 1.9 percentage points.