Obama Rated at 3-Year High in Poll, Republicans at Bottom

President Barack Obama enters the latest budget showdown with Congress with his highest job approval rating in three years and public support for his economic message, while his Republican opponents’ popularity stands at a record low. …

Americans by 49 percent to 44 percent believe Obama’s proposals for government spending on infrastructure, education and alternative energy are more likely to create jobs than Republican calls to cut spending and taxes to build business confidence and spur employment. [cont.]

Mike Dorning, Bloomberg