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AP Poll: Majority Disapprove of Obama On Oil Spill

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll appears to show the tough job President Barack Obama faces in convincing the country he's got a handle on the Gulf oil spill.

According to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, 52 percent of the people surveyed don't approve of Obama's handling of the oil spill. But it's not affecting his overall job performance, which remains at 50 percent.

The survey also found that 83 percent of those polled disapprove of BP's performance since the April 20th explosion that killed 11 workers and triggered the massive oil spill.

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