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POLL: CBS Bush, Iraq, Dems


A new CBS News national survey (Iraq story, results; Dems story, results) of 706 adults (conducted 9/14 through 9/16) finds:

  • 29% approve of the way George Bush is handling his job as president.
  • 68% think the U.S. should either "decrease" or "remove all" troops from Iraq; 21% say it should keep the same number, 6% say it should increase the number.
  • Among 289 likely Democratic primary voters asked to chose among three candidates, Sen. Hillary Clinton leads Sen. Barack Obama (43% to 22%) in a national primary; former Sen. John Edwards trails at 16%.
  • "Sixty-one percent of those who plan to vote in a Democratic primary express confidence in Clinton's ability to make the right decisions about health care. Forty-two percent say they have confidence in Obama, while 39 percent say they have confidence in Edwards."

 

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