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Poll: Obama’s approval rating dips below 40 percent

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President Obama’s approval rating has dipped below 40 percent for the first time in two years, according to a new poll from Gallup.

The daily tracking poll shows Obama’s approval rating at 39 percent, compared to 53 percent who disapprove. It comes as questions persist about the administration's handling of the launch of the health insurance exchanges.