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First lady's rating higher than husband's

From NBC's Mark Murray
As Michelle Obama gets plenty of attention overseas, a new Gallup poll shows that her favorability rating (72%) is higher than her husband's (69%). 

Looking at these numbers, Politico's Ben Smith makes this smart point: "Her transformation in the public eye is one of David Axelrod's great successes, and really a remarkable thing. She was, for a moment, a serious vulnerability for the campaign."