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Iraq: Frustration Continues, But Surge Gains Slightly in Court of Public Opinion

Most American voters continue to favor plans that would remove all U.S. combat troops from Iraq early next year. But, most also say that’s not likely to happen. That ongoing disparity is a key ingredient in the wave of pessimism gripping the country. At the same time, the Administration’s Iraqi policy has made some slight gains in the Court of public opinion. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 55% of likely voters want U.S. combat troops out or Iraq early in 2008.

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