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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before departing from Los Angeles International Airport on June 19, 2015. Obama is heading to San Francisco where he will address the U.S. Conference of Mayors and attend fundraisers.
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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before departing from Los Angeles International Airport on a recent trip to California.

For the first time in more than two years, President Obama’s approval ratings are at 50 percent. That's according to a CNN/ORC poll conducted over the weekend. 

For the first time in more than two years, President Obama’s approval ratings are at 50 percent. That's according to a CNN/ORC poll conducted over the weekend. 

These results follows some big political wins for the Commander in Chief on issues like the Affordable Care Act, Same Sex marriage, and of course, there was this moment at the memorial service for Reverend Clementa Pinckney who was killed at a South Carolina church: 
 

For what this could mean for the President’s legacy, we talk to Scott Bland, Editor-in-Chief of National Journal's Hotline.

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