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65% Expect Dems to Keep Control of Congress in 2008

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Sixty-five percent (65%) of Americans believe that Democrats are likely to retain their newly won control of Congress in Election 2008. Thirty-two percent (32%) consider ongoing Democratic control “very” likely. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 23% believe such an outcome is “not very” or “not at all” likely.

Democrats across the country are extremely optimistic about their party’s prospects. Fifty-two percent (52%) of those in Nancy Pelosi’s party say it is “very” likely they will retain majorities in both the House and Senate. Another 31% say that outcome is “somewhat” likely.

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