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52% View Pelosi As Liberal

Other Congressional Leaders Little Known

Typically, Congressional leaders are little known to voters nationwide. But, that’s not the case with Nancy Pelosi. Americans think they have a much clearer handle on her views than on those of the man she is replacing as Speaker, Dennis Hastert (R). Views on Pelosi are also much firmer than those for Senate leaders Harry Reid (D) and Bill Frist (R).

Pelosi, slated to become the nation’s first woman Speaker of the House, is viewed as politically liberal by 52% of Americans and moderate by 22%. Just 5% consider her conservative and 20% are not sure.

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