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Poll: 71% Expect Democrats to Control Congress After 2008 Elections

Seventy-one percent (71%) of American voters believe that Democrats are at least somewhat likely to retain control of Congress following the 2008 elections. That’s up slightly from 65% in November. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 800 Likely Voters found that 37% now believe the Democrats are Very Likely to retain control while another 34% believe they are Somewhat Likely to do so. Only 17% believe the Democrats are not likely to remain in charge. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Republicans believe it’s likely their party will remain in the Congressional minority following the next election. Eighty-six percent (86%) of Democrats agree.

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