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48% Trust Dem Leaders in Congress, 38% Trust Bush

Friday, January 05, 2007

As Democrats took control of Congress for the first time in 12 years, 48% of Likely Voters trust Democratic Congressional leaders on key issues more than they trust President Bush. Just 38% take the opposite view and have more trust in the President. As the new Congress convenes, Iraq is the most important issue to be addressed according to 37% of American voters. Immigration tops the list for 20% followed by Health Care (13%) and the economy (12%). The Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 800 Likely Voters was conducted January 3-4, 2007.


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