Survey finds that Americans think Obama was best president in their lifetime

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, former U.S. President Barack Obama arrives on stage prior to delivering a speech in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
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More Americans named Barack Obama as the best president than any other.

In a Pew Research study, more than 4 in 10 Americans said Obama is the best or second best president in their lifetime.

That's compared to Bill Clinton who received 33 percent of the vote and Ronald Reagan at 32 percent. Only a quarter of the way through his term, President Trump received 19 percent of the vote.

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The survey shows that millennials largely favor Obama while Baby Boomers voted for Reagan.

Between party lines, most Democrats voted for Obama while most Republicans preferred Reagan.

The survey was conducted in June and surveyed about 2,000 adults.