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06/30/2007 03:39 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

POLL: CBS News on Bush, Congress, Iraq & Campaign 2008

A new CBS News national survey (Bush/Iraq story,
results;
Campaign 2008 story,
results) of
835 adults (conducted 6/26 through 6/28) finds:

  • 27% approve of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president and 65% disapprove, "the lowest number yet recorded in the CBS News Poll."
  • 27% approve of the way Congress is handling its job and 60% disapprove. The rating "has dropped nine points since last month and is now at the level it was prior to last fall's mid-term elections."
  • 66% of Americans "say the number of U.S. troops in Iraq should be decreased, with 40% wanting all U.S. troops removed - up seven points from April."
  • Among 336 Democratic primary voters, when presented a three-way choice 48% prefer Hillary Clinton, 24% Barack Obama, 11% John Edwards, 8% would rather see someone else nominated and the rest (9%) are completely undecided or unsure
  • Among 212 Republican primary voters, when presented a four-way choice 34% prefer Rudy Giuliani, 22% Fred Thompson, 21% John McCain, 6% Mitt Romney, 7% would rather see someone else nominated and the rest (10%) are say they are completely undecided or unsure.
Typo corrected -- thanks regret

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