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Despite Hype, Number of People Closely Following Race is Small

28% Say Lieberman Better Democratic Representative

Monday, August 14, 2006

Interest in the Lamont-Lieberman Senate race among political junkies and activists has been intense. However, just 21% of American adults say they have been following news stories of the campaign Very Closely. An equal number have not been following the story at all. This level of interest is reflected in opinions on the candidates. Nationally, Senator Joe Lieberman is viewed favorably by 34% and unfavorably by 25%. A plurality (41%) have no opinion of the man nominated for Vice President by Democrats six years ago


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