President Barack Obama, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand all receive high favorable ratings in the http://www.siena.edu/uploadedfiles/home/Parents_and_Community/Community_Page/SRI/SNY_Poll/SNYFeb2011PollReleaseFinalC.pdf" target="_blank">latest Siena poll.

Albany's top legislative leaders, however, aren't as lucky.

Cuomo's favorable rating is at an all-time high of 77 percent. Only 16 percent view him unfavorably. 

Support for Cuomo is widespread. Most Democrats (83 percent) view him favorably and the governor receives a 70 percent favorable rating among Republicans and independents.

Even 68 percent of conservatives in New York view him favorably, the poll found.

Sen. Gillibrand is also enjoying her best numbers ever. Gillibrand's favorable rating of 57 percent is the highest that rating has ever been in the Siena poll, with 21 months to go until she runs for a full six-year term.

Her support among Democrats (59 percent favorable rating) is slightly higher than her support among Republicans (54 percent favorable rating).

President Obama has a 62 percent favorable rating in New York, with 35 percent viewing him unfavorably.

New York's two legislative leaders -- Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos -- aren't as fortunate.

While Silver does have the higher unfavorable numbers of the two (41 percent for Silver, 17 percent for Skelos), both had favorable ratings in the teens. Silver's favorable rating is 19 percent, with most of that support coming from his New York City base. Skelos favorable rating is 11 percent, with most of his support coming from the suburbs.

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