Nothing But Blue Skies a Time/CNN Poll Shows

Clinton in a comeback, but concerns about Whitewater linger on the horizon

Just six months ago, midway through his bumpy and very public schooling in how to head a nation, Bill Clinton qualified as the most unpopular first-year President since polling began in the 1930s. But by last week, as he marked his first anniversary in office and got down to work on his State of the Union ; address, his approval ratings had bounced back to the healthy levels of his giddy Inaugural season. In a TIME/CNN poll conducted last week by Yankelovich Partners, 54% of those surveyed said they approve of Clinton's presidential performance, while only 34% disapproved.

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