New poll: Obama's job approval hits all-time low

President 'is no longer the favorite to win re-election,' according to NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll

President Barack Obama gets an update on the status of Hurricane Irene at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Barack Obama gets an update on the status of Hurricane Irene at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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When Barack Obama unveils his jobs and economic plan to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, he'll do so at the lowest point of his presidency, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

After the bruising debt-ceiling fight — as well as Standard & Poor's subsequent downgrade of the nation's credit rating — Obama's job approval rating has sunk to a low of 44 percent, a 3-point drop since July. His handling of the economy stands at a low of 37 percent. And only 19 percent believe the country is headed in the right direction, the lowest mark for this president.

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