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POLL: USA Today/Gallup Iraq, 2008


A new USA Today/Gallup national survey (Gallup Iraq results; USA Today Iraq story, results; 2008 story, results) of 1,028 adults (conducted 9/7 through 9/8) finds:

  • 63% have a "great deal" or "fair amount of confidence in the recommendations of Gen. David Petraeus for what to do next in Iraq; 26% have "only a little" or "almost none."
  • Among 425 Republicans and those who lean Republican, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani leads former Sen. Fred Thompson (32% to 20%) in a national primary; Sen. John McCain trails at 14%, former Gov. Mitt Romney at 9%, former Speaker Newt Gingrich at 7%. Without Gingrich, Giuliani runs at 34%, Thompson at 22%, McCain at 15%, Romney at 10%, and former Gov. Mike Huckabee at 5%. All other candidates receive less than 5% each.
  • Among 500 Democrats and those who lean Democratic, Sen. Hillary Clinton leads Sen. Barack Obama (39% to 19%) in a national primary; former V.P. Al Gore trails at 16%, former Sen. John Edwards at 14%. Without Gore, Clinton runs at 45%, Obama at 24%, and Edwards at 16%. All other candidates receive less than 5% each.
  • 70% of Republicans and 73% of Democrats "generally pleased" with their selection of candidates.

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