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US: Prosecuting Interrogators (Gallup 8/31-9/2)

09/04/2009 08:33 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Gallup
8/31-9/2/09;1,026 adults, 4% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Gallup release)

National

As you may know, Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the U.S. government's use of harsh interrogation techniques against terrorism suspects during the Bush administration. From what you know or have read, do you approve or disapprove of this investigation?

47% Approve, 49% Disapprove
Dems: 73 / 23
Reps: 22 / 75
Inds: 40 / 55