Barack Obama's first retrospective job approval rating trails only those of John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
Americans view each of the four former living former presidents more favorably than unfavorably, contrasting with President Barack Obama, whose image now tilts negative. The public rates Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush most positively.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans (74%) believe John F. Kennedy will go down in history as an outstanding or above-average president, a more positive review than any other post-World War II president receives.
Both the American public and President-elect Joe Biden favor government action on the nation's pressing infrastructure problems.
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