Mr. Obama’s approval rating has remained fairly constant over the past year, though it rose as high as 57% in December.
As President Barack Obama prepares to be sworn into office for a second time, 51% of Americans now approve of the overall job he is doing as president.
McCaskill holds 46% to 40% edge over challenger Akin in U.S. Senate race.
While Missouri voters strongly disagree with the comments Akin made, support for him in the Senate race hasn’t changed.
President Obama leads Romney in Wisconsin, and Virginia.
The poll conducted for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and KMOV shows Romney with 51 percent support.
Poll by Public Policy Polling
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