Obama's approval drops to lowest level in Fox poll

President Obama’s approval rating fell to its lowest level in a new Fox News polling, reaching 38 percent. 

The pollreleased Wednesday, found his approval dropped 4 points since last month, when it stood at 42 percent. Fifty-four percent disapproved of the president. 

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The poll conflicts with a few other recent surveys, which found the president’s rating has been largely unmoved since rebounding slightly after the failed rollout of the federal healthcare exchange last year. 

A Washington Post-ABC News poll this week found Obama’s approval rating at 46 percent, unchanged since last month. The Gallup daily tracking poll has his approval rating at 42 percent. 

Obama’s approval rating has been hanging in the low 40s for the past few months. It breached its prior low of 40 percent in Fox polling last November.  

While Obama’s approval rating has fallen slightly on healthcare and the economy, it dropped 6 points in a month on foreign policy, as the conflict in Ukraine has dominated headlines. 

Thirty-three percent of people approved of Obama’s handling of foreign policy, while 56 percent disapproved 

Similarly, 59 percent said Obama has mostly failed on improving the United States’ image around the world, while 33 percent thought he has mostly succeeded. 

On the question of potential presidential contenders in 2016, Hillary Clinton continued to dominate on the Democratic side, while Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) leads a tight pack of Republicans. 

Fifty-percent said Clinton would make a good president, while 47 percent thought the opposite. Another 28 percent said Vice President Biden would make a good president, while 63 percent thought the opposite. 

Twenty-eight percent thought Paul would make a good president, while 24 percent said the same about Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R).

The poll surveyed 1,002 people from March 2-4 and has a 3-percentage point margin of error. 

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