Poll shows Obama leading Pawlenty and Bachmann

The Washington Post/ABC News poll shows President Obama leading Tim Pawlenty and GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann in head to head match-ups.

Obama leads Pawlenty 53 percent to 38 percent.

Obama leads Bachmann 53 to 39 percent.

The poll also revealed that many Republican leaning voters are unsure of who they’d support for president in 2012. A third of those polled said they weren’t sure who they’d back. Mitt Romney received 16 percent support. None of the other candidates broke double digits. Twelve percent said they wouldn’t support any of the 15 candidates listed. Pawlenty and Bachmann both received one percent support.

While the poll shows Obama leading the field, it also shows that the American public is not happy with how he’s handling the economy. 50 percent of those disapprove of how Obama is handling his job as president. 57 disapprove of how he’s handling the economy. 45 percent of those polled also say they definitely will not vote for Obama for a second term.

You can read the full poll here.

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