Twenty-three percent of Americans feel the Affordable Care Act has hurt them or their families -- the highest figure Gallup has recorded for the question. Meanwhile, 10% say it has helped them, and 63% say it has had no effect.
After his first year in office, John Kerry has a 55% favorability rating from the American public. This is his highest rating as secretary of state, but is lower than four of his five predecessors' ratings at similar points in office.
Michelle Obama maintains a 66% favorable rating, similar to her past ratings. Her average favorable rating so far is higher than Hillary Clinton's during her time as first lady, but lower than Laura Bush's.