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Poll: Majority Disapprove of Obama’s Immigration, Gun Control Policies

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United States President Barack Obama listens as Vice President Joe Biden presents proposals as part of the Obama Administration's response to the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, during a policy meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on January 14, 2013. During the divisive national debate on gun control, some federal legislators are now arguing for laws to provide better mental illness treatment as a preventive measure for shootings, rather than stricter gun laws. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

Politico – More people disapprove than approve of the way President Obama is handling immigration and guns, according to a new poll by Quinnipiac University.

Fifty percent don’t like the way he is handling immigration policy, compared with 40 percent who do, the poll found. That negative rating is due in large part to independents, 55 percent of whom disapprove of his handling of the issue. Only 34 percent approve.

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