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It's yours to lose, Democrats

It's yours to lose, Democrats

If the Democrats manage to snatch defeat again this year, we’ll just have to start working on a third party.
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Results of AP-Ipsos Poll on Bush, Congress

By The Associated Press
Fri Jan 6, 3:50 PM ET

The Associated Press-Ipsos poll on public attitudes about President Bush and Congress, conducted Jan. 3-5, is based on telephone interviews with 1,001 adults from all states except Alaska and Hawaii.

Results were weighted to represent the population by demographic factors such as age, sex, region, race and income…

(Early December results are in parentheses)

1. Generally speaking, would you say things in this country are heading in the right direction, or are they off on the wrong track?

_Right direction, 32 percent (33)

_Wrong track, 65 percent (64)

_Not sure, 3 percent (3)

2. Overall, do you approve, disapprove or have mixed feelings about the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?

_Approve, 40 percent (42)

_Disapprove, 59 percent (57)

_Mixed feelings, 1 percent (1)…

8. Overall, do you approve, disapprove or have mixed feelings about the way Congress is handling its job?

_Approve, 34 percent (31)

_Disapprove, 63 percent (65)

_Mixed feelings, 2 percent (3)

_Not sure, 1 percent (2)

9. And if the election for Congress were held today, would you want to see the Republicans or Democrats win control of Congress?

_Republicans, 36 percent

_Democrats, 49 percent

_Neither (VOLUNTEERED), 12 percent

_Not sure, 3 percent

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