Polls: Obama gets good grades for handling fiscal cliff, but Boehner decidedly does not

Pat Cunningham

Two separate polls SHOW President Obama to have been a winner in the recent fiscal-cliff negotiations while House Speaker John Boehner was a big loser.

In one of those polls, even one-fourth of Republican respondents say Obama did a good job. But then, that same poll also showed one-fourth of Democratic respondents approving of Boehner’s handling of the matter.

Americans are largely split in their reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement, but united in their dislike for the role played by House Speaker John Boehner, according to a Washington Post/ABC pollreleased Tuesday…

President Barack Obama won a majority of support ...

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