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Obama approval sub-40; steep drop among independents - President Obamaís approval ratings sunk to 39 percent for the first time in his presidency according to Gallup daily tracking poll completed Saturday. The numbers are not a sharp drop - Obama has hit 40 percent approval three times in the past month - but much of the falloff appears to be among political independents. Fully 46 percent of independents approved of Obama in Gallup polls from late June to early July, but thatís dropped to 34 percent in the last wave of polls..........................

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