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    How did he do?

    President Obama takes an active roll in trying to improve the economy this week, and What Are We Thinking? takes an active interest in his newest approval ratings. WHYY’s Dave Heller and Frank Newport examine those numbers and also tell us American’s view on the key economic issues facing our nation. Then, we’ll get public reaction to President Obama’s speech to congress, polling on bailouts for the auto and banking industries, as well as for home owners having trouble with their mortgages.

    President Obama takes an active roll in trying to improve the economy this week, and What Are We Thinking? takes an active interest in his newest approval ratings. WHYY’s Dave Heller and Frank Newport examine those numbers and also tell us American’s view on the key economic issues facing our nation. Then, we’ll get public reaction to President Obama’s speech to congress, polling on bailouts for the auto and banking industries, as well as for home owners having trouble with their mortgages. Plus, find out what the top five states are in which people are most likely to feel safe walking outside at night, and the top five states in which people are least likely to feel safe.

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