Pollster: When It Comes to Barack Obama, Many Americans Approve


February 24 2009, 9:31 AM
A New York Times/CBS News poll brings news the nation hasn't seen in a while: Many Americas support the efforts of their president. Sixty-three percent of those polled say they approve of Barack Obama's job as president. Moreover, 77 percent are generally optimistic about the next four years; 18 percent are pessimistic, and 5 percent have no opinion.