More than half of the public is disappointed with President Obama’s tenure as commander-in-chief since he took office in 2009, according to a new poll. 

Fifty-nine percent of people say they’re disappointed in his presidency so far, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday.

Since January, Obama’s approval rating has ticked down from 46 percent to 41 percent.

The president still has received a higher approval rating from Congress, whose job only 13 percent of the public approves. Eight percent, meanwhile, disapproves of lawmakers’ jobs. 

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The survey found 39 percent approves of the way Obama has handled foreign policy issues, which have come to the forefront of his administration from Ukraine, to Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Forty-eight percent disapproves of his handling of foreign policy.   

A majority of the country, 79 percent, is unhappy with Washington, the poll indicates.

The news outlets released an initial set of results from the poll Wednesday morning, which said 82 percent of Democrats want Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPelosi: Trump insisted he won popular vote in our first meeting Are Democrats trying to pin the blame for their own sins on Russia? Trump: Calling Warren Pocahontas ‘an insult to Pocahontas’ MORE to run for president in 2016.

Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden rips Senate GOP healthcare bill, says it 'isn't about healthcare' Report: Biden scolded hedge fund manager over late son OPINION: Democrats are going to keep losing if they can't articulate a vision MORE is another likely contender, but Democrats are divided on whether they want him to run in 2016. Forty-two percent say they do, and 39 percent say they don’t want him to run.