Clinton's approval ratings

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Six months into his term, Clinton is viewed as a strong leader by little more than a third of Americans in an Associated Press poll released yesterday. A majority said he already has broken too many of his promises.

Two in five polled gave Clinton a high rating for trustworthiness. Those who have more confidence in Clinton than in Congress to deal with the country's problems dropped to 39 percent, from 55 percent in a poll taken just after his inauguration.

The latest poll indicates that Clinton's negative ratings are up largely because his positive assessments are down.

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Political analysts have cited the president's failure to produce a strong economic rebound, the delay of health reform and a mixed record on Capitol Hill as reasons for his slide in the polls.

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