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With the Midterms Two Months Away, Democrats Are Surging in the Polls?

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The other much-cited national poll, the president's job approval rating, has been more stable in 2018, after lagging in the last few months of 2017. Again using RealClearPolitics' polling averages as a benchmark, Trump's approval ratings breached 40 percent in the first week of January, and only briefly dropped below that mark in March. His approval ratings right now are at 41.8 percent at RCP and at 40.1 percent at FiveThirtyEight. Does that contradict the apparent Democratic surge in the generic ballot?

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