According to The Harris Poll by Harris Interactive, the overall attitude regarding the economy and job market, which remain two of the more important political issues, is improving to its highest level since 2008 on a number of fronts.
The survey finds 32 percent of American adults, surveyed between Feb. 6-13, give President Obama positive ratings; however, 68 percent rate him negatively. The positive ratings are up from 25 percent, and this marks the first time President Obama has received positive marks in the 30s since May 2011.
Another 36 percent of respondents say they believe the economy will improve over the next year, up from 23 percent in December. Still, 40 percent of respondents, representing a decline from 47 percent, expect the economy to remain the same while 24 percent anticipate the economy worsening, down from 29 percent.