Hillary Clinton's popularity falls
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Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump tweets: 'Trump Russia story is a hoax' Path to 60 narrows for Trump pick Overnight Cybersecurity: New questions for House Intel chair over WH visit | Cyber war debate heats up | Firm finds security flaws in 'panic buttons' MORE’s favorability rating has dropped slightly in recent months, though a majority still view her positively, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.  

The poll found 54 percent view Clinton favorably, down from 59 percent in February.

It's a sharper slide from Clinton's years as secretary of State, when she consistently received ratings above 60 percent.

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Clinton’s new rating is the lowest it’s been since August 2008, when 54 percent viewed her favorably. At that point, she was getting ready to deliver a speech at the Democratic National Convention to endorse Barack Obama’s nomination for president.

In 2011 and 2012, as many as two-thirds of the public viewed Clinton favorably.

Although Republicans’ impressions of Clinton have improved over the years, 21 percent view her favorably now. The rating had peaked at 41 percent in mid-2012, but dropped after the attack in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012. Her approval among Republicans was 32 percent late that year.

Former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump tweets: 'Trump Russia story is a hoax' Playing hot potato and musical chairs with healthcare We must act now and pass the American Health Care Act MORE, meanwhile, enjoys a favorable rating of 64 percent, 10 percentage points more than his wife. 

The survey comes just a day after Hillary Clinton’s memoir Hard Choices was released. Clinton is in the midst of a national book tour and media blitz.

The poll surveyed 1,027 people between June 5 and 8 and has a 4-percentage-point margin of error.