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President Obama returning from has -- and Columbia out late last night and the focus is turning to his reelection bid.
Which according to polls could be a rough road for the president.
Fox Business Peter bonds has more.
What the latest Fox News polls show the president remains vulnerable on the economy economy remains the top issue with the voters 53% of them saying.
It is extremely important.
And the president's job approval rating is down and his disapproval rating.
Is up 51%.
Disapproved of his performance in April up from 45% disapproval in March.
Our fox pollsters attributed the jump.
In part to higher gas prices that weak jobs report to a couple of weeks ago lower stock prices recently.
Drilling down into the specific poll findings when asked -- the president's economic policies have helped or hurt the economy.
Of voters say that they that they have hurt them.
Say they have helped when asked their feelings about the nation's financial future.
49% said they are concerned but not scared.
-- 29% said they are flat out scared critical swing independent voters who will likely decide the election are slightly more scared.
-- all of these economic questions like everything these days we get partisanship comes and apply.
So what do I like to do with them look at how -- independents respond to these questions and find.
About a third of independents say that there are scared about the country's future and so that's very telling.
The new poll shows voters think President Obama is smarter more optimistic -- more trustworthy than Mitt Romney but on which man voters trust to fix the economy.
Romney beats the president 46% to 39%.
As a result Romney tops the president for the second time in six months in our latest poll 46% to forty for the election were held today a statistical dead heat however because the results are within the the poll's margin of error.
Back to you in New York.
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