Poll: Most Democrats approve of Obama’s handling of race relations, but most Republicans don’t

Pat Cunningham

What does THIS tell you about the differences between the two major political parties?

According to the poll from Quinnipiac University, 47 percent of American voters approve of Obama’s handling of race relations compared with 46 percent who said they disapprove.

The poll showed a pronounced split along partisan and racial lines. While 78 percent of Republicans said they disapprove of the President’s handling of race relations, 80 percent of Democrats said they approve. Seventy-eight percent of blacks and 61 percent of Hispanics said they approve of Obama’s handling of the issue, compared with a majority of 53 percent of ...

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