Syria Yet to Affect How Americans Rate Obama on Key Issues

President Barack Obama’s job approval rating on handling foreign affairs remains low, at 42%, although no lower than it was in June or August of this year. Thirty-one percent of Americans approve of Obama’s handling of the situation in Syria, the first time Gallup has measured the president’s approval rating on this issue. …

Obama’s approval rating on handling the economy, at 42%, is up slightly from 35% in August and the same as his June rating. [cont.]

Frank Newport, Gallup