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On Iraq, 50% Trust Dems, 38% Prefer GOP

Friday, March 23, 2007

As the House of Representatives narrowly passed legislation requiring most U.S. troops to leave Iraq by September 2008, 50% of Americans say they trust Democrats more than Republicans to handle the situation in Iraq. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 38% trust Republicans more on this topic. Those figures have been relatively constant for several months. On the eve of Election 2006, 49% trusted Democrats more on Iraq while 42% placed their trust in the GOP. A separate survey found that just 30% of Americans give the President good or excellent marks for his handling of the situation in Iraq.


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