The Week in Polls: Looking Ahead to 2016

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Economic Toll

Obama's approval ratings are on the decline as Americans grow less confident in his handling of the economy. In a Washington Post/ABC News poll released March 13, his job approval rating has dipped to 50 percent. In addition, while still on top, the18 percent advantage Obama had over Republicans on who can be trusted more to deal with the economy is now more evenly divided at 44 percent to 40 percent. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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