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Poll: Obama’s Job Approval at Highest Point in Three Years

President Barack Obama is reporting the highest approval ratings in thee years, according to the most recent Gallup poll.

The Hill reports:

Fifty percent approve of Obama’s performance as chief executive, according to Gallup’s most recent weekly survey, released Thursday.

Obama’s job approval rating ticked up 5 points since the beginning of the year. It’s also 3 points higher than the average of his weekly ratings for his seventh year in office, Gallup added.

Obama is now in the middle of the pack among other modern presidents during their final March in the Oval Office.

Obama outperforms former President George W. Bush, for example, who received a high of 32 percent in March 2008.

Former President Bill Clinton, meanwhile, earned 63 percent in March 2000, while former President Ronald Reagan earned 52 percent in March 1988.

Gallup surveyed 3,563 adults from Feb. 28 to March 6. Its new survey has a 2 percent margin of error.

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