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article imageObama approval rating hits 60 percent

By Owen Weldon     May 12, 2011 in Politics
A poll was taken after the U.S. Navy killed Osama Bin Laden, and the poll shows that there is increased confidence in President Barack Obama.
A new poll has been released, and the poll shows that since the death of Osama Bin Laden, there has been a big increased in President Barack Obama’s approval rating. Eugene Campbell is the executive director of the Yerwood Center in Stamford, and he says that the increase is well deserved.
Campbell told Patch that he thinks that Obama is doing an excellent job during tough times that the country is facing. He went onto say that he has always had confidence in Obama’s ability to lead America.
According to an Associated Press-GFK poll, 60 percent of Americans think that the president should be elected again. This is Obama’s highest approval ratings in two years.
The poll was released on Wednesday morning, and the death of Osama Bin Laden contributes to the results. However, another contributing factor could be a new job report that was recently released. The report showed businesses in America are currently on a hiring spree, according KKTV.
According to WXOW, comfortable majorities in the public now think Obama is a strong leader who will end up keeping America safe. Many Americans now believe that Obama will be able to effectively handle threats made by terrorists.
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