The president is up 7 percentage points since October.
Less than 40 percent approve of the president's handling of Gaza or Afghanistan.
The poll also found that a majority disapproves of the job Obama is doing as president.
The poll conflicts with a few other recent surveys.
A Quinnipiac poll found Obama’s approval rating stood 3 points higher than last month.
Approval of ObamaCare has risen eight percentage points in the last month.
Poll shows 23-point drop in Obama's approval rating with Hispanics.
Obama’s weekly approval rating, however, is nearly identical to the last three weeks.
Only nine percent of those polled approve of Congress.
Forty-nine percent of New Jersey voters approve, while 47 percent disapprove.
Confidence in Obama plummeted 17 points in Germany and Brazil after NSA spying.
Gallup conducted the survey after recent controversies over the VA, Bowe Bergdahl.
A new Quinnipiac poll shows his rating has largely flattened out after falling last year.
Opposition to the law has returned to levels seen before the botched HealthCare.gov rollout.
It's the highest disapproval rating the McClatchy-Marist poll has registered for Obama.
Sixty-one percent of Ohioans disapprove of the president.
A CNN poll shows Obama’s approval rating at 41 percent, a 3-point dip since last month.
Obama's approval has fallen below 40 percent, the lowest since 2011.