Politics & Government

February 23, 2010

Pennsylvania loved Obama in '08, but ardor is gone

Dissatisfaction echoes across Pennsylvania, where Obama's 60-plus percent job approval ratings in some polls a year ago have evaporated. After he carried the Keystone State by 10 percentage points in 2008, opinion polls now find that a clear majority of Pennsylvanians disapprove of his performance as president, a troubling election-year sign for Democrats in a notably independent-minded state.

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