Poll: Boehner’s favorability rating on the rise

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(CNN) – According to a new Gallup poll, House Minority Leader John Boehner is having a good week. His approval rating has improved following the 2010 midterm elections by seven points, from 27 to 34 percent.

Two weeks before the election, Boehner’s approval rating matched the number of Americans who’d never heard of him–27 percent. In the days following the Republican takeover of the House, the number of people who say they’ve never heard of Boehner has decreased from 27 to 21 percent, according to Gallup.

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