02/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

CNN Poll: Obama Leadership Rates High As Bush's After 9/11

A national poll suggests that three-quarters of the public thinks President-elect Barack Obama is a strong and decisive leader, the highest marks for a president-elect on that characteristic in nearly three decades.

Seventy-six percent of Americans questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Wednesday said Obama is a strong and decisive leader.

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