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POLL: CBS/NYT Iraq


A new CBS News/New York Times national survey (story, results) of 889 adults (conducted 7/20 through 7/22) finds:

  • 30% approve of the way George Bush is handling his job as president; 62% disapprove.
  • 26% approve of the way Congress is handling it's job; 61% disapprove.
  • 12% say the U.S. should "increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq;" 15% say keep the same number of troops; 30% say decrease the number; 36% say remove all troops.
  • 19% say the increase of 20,000 troops "is making the situation in Iraq better;" 20% say it's making it worse, 53% say it's having no impact so far.

 

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