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Will Scandalmania ’13 fizzle out?
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By Pat Cunningham
June 19, 2013 5:15 p.m.

Nate Cohn FIGURES that President Obama’s dip in the polls probably won’t last very long:

The presidentís approval rating has dipped, probably because of the NSA surveillance revelations or the accumulated effect of supposed or actual scandals. As Mark Blumenthal has pointed out, the decline probably isnít as large as suggested by yesterdayís CNN poll, which pointed toward a big, 8 point decline in the presidentís approval rating. The real answer might be closer to 2 or 3 pointsóa more modest dip. The question is whether the recent drop presages a long-term decline in the presidentís credibility, or if the ...

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