How the Public Sees Obama

… Mr. Obama is in the low 40s when it comes to his handling of immigration issues. People are split on whether they trust Republicans in Congress or Mr. Obama more to solve a variety of problems — the economy, the budget deficit, immigration, gun laws. Just three months ago, 50 percent said they trusted Mr. Obama more than the Republicans on the economy and the deficit. Now he’s in the low 40s.

But, and here’s where it gets interesting, Americans actually agree with Mr. Obama on every one of those issues. [cont.]

Andrew Rosenthal, New York Times

Recent polls: President Obama