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Presidential Advisors: 62% View Laura Bush Positively

52% View Karl Rove Unfavorably

Throughout history, each president has relied on a cadre of advisors to guide his decisions and help chart his policy course and President George W. Bush is no different. As his presidency enters its final two years, Rasmussen Reports surveyed 1,000 likely voters to gauge their opinions of some of his closest advisors.

First Lady Laura Bush leads the pack, earning favorable ratings from 62% of those surveyed. Just 35% have an unfavorable opinion of her.

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