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Biden's overall job rating has slipped to 38%, and his ratings on immigration, the Israel-Hamas situation, foreign affairs and the economy are even lower.

Since President Joe Biden took office, Americans' satisfaction with specific aspects of the country has mostly stalled or diminished, falling most on the nation's military strength, immigration, gun policy and energy policy.

Biden's approval rating, Americans' satisfaction with the country's direction and economic confidence suggest Biden faces an uphill climb to win a second term.

Americans who approve of Joe Biden's job performance mostly offer general, positive statements, while his critics cite specific, issue-related failures.

Most voters believe neither the president nor most members of Congress deserve reelection, but 55% say their district representative does.

Biden averaged 39.8% job approval during his third year in office, the second-lowest third-year average for recent presidents.

None of the top elected or appointed officials in the federal government today earns even bare majority approval ratings from the American public, with the highest, 48%, earned by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

Biden enters 2024 with a persistently low job approval rating of 39%, the worst of any modern-day president seeking reelection at the same point.

Joe Biden's approval rating remains at its record low, with worse ratings for his handling of foreign affairs, the economy and the Middle East situation.

On the 60th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, about two-thirds of Americans think there was more than one person involved in the murder, but there is little consensus about who that was.

Democrats' less positive appraisal of Biden's presidency has sent his overall job approval rating down to 37%, tied for his lowest to date.

Americans' job approval ratings of Congress and President Joe Biden are generally stable at low levels.

Joe Biden's job approval rating is a fairly steady 42%. Ratings of his handling of the Ukraine situation and race relations are slightly higher than his overall rating.

More Americans rate the ethics of top Biden administration officials in negative than positive terms. This is a worse assessment than for all prior presidential administrations since Reagan, with the exception of Trump.

President Joe Biden's job approval rating during his 10th quarter in office averaged 40.7%, the lowest of recent presidents except Jimmy Carter.

Americans' 90% retrospective job approval of Kennedy is much higher than that of eight other recent presidents, including Trump's 46%.

Gallup finds public faith in many societal institutions holding steady at or near their record lows. Majorities view small business and the military positively.

President Joe Biden's job approval rating has risen four points to 43%, his highest since last August, while a steady 20% of Americans approve of Congress.

Americans' job approval ratings of President Joe Biden and Congress remain near their recent low points as debt ceiling negotiations continue.