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38% Believe It's Better For Different Parties to Control Congress and White House

Monday, January 08, 2007

Thirty-eight percent (38%) of American voters believe it’s better for the country when one political party controls Congress and the other major party controls the White House. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 800 Likely Voters found that 29% disagree and believe that divided government is bad for the country. Thirty-three percent (33%) are not sure.

Democrats, by a 44% to 23% margin, currently tend to see divided government as good for the nation. Republicans, by a 37% to 26% margin, tend to hold the opposite view.

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