One year into President Obama's term, his ratings on handling the threat of terrorism broadly and the attempted attack on Christmas Day top his overall approval rating, and most say he's doing as well or better than the Bush administration at handling intelligence reports. But two-thirds are concerned he will prioritize constitutional rights over investigating terrorism.
SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll conducted by telephone Jan. 12-15, 2010. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa. | The Washington Post - January 21, 2010
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