* Rasmussen finds 49 percent of Americans think Obama's plan to give the federal government total control over student loan programs is a bad idea. Among independents, 49 percent say it's a bad idea. Only 37 percent like the idea. Again, 49 percent of independents also believe Obama's claim it will save money is false.
Even among those with loans or with a family member with a loan, more think it's a bad idea than a good idea.
* USA Today/Gallup, which traditionally leans Democrat, finds 50 percent of Americans say Obama does not deserve reelection, with 46 percent saying otherwise.
* "The poll shows that 26 percent of 1,033 adults polled nationwide said Obama deserves a “great deal” of blame for the nation’s economic problems, double the percentage that said the same last summer..."