Poll: More disapprove of Obama on AIG bonuses

President Obama received what his first negative polling data on Wednesday when a CBS News poll found that more respondents disapprove of his handling of the AIG bonus fiasco than approve of it.

Forty-two percent of respondents in the survey disapproved of how Obama handled the news that AIG paid out more than $165 million in bonuses after receiving more than $170 billion in taxpayer bailout funds. Forty-one percent approved of how Obama dealt with the bonuses.

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And perhaps surprisingly, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has not taken much of a hit as a result of the bonuses. About a third of respondents they have little to no confidence in the secretary, while more than half said they have a lot or some.

There was a margin of error of +/- 3 percentage points in the poll.