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March 2004

Public Attitudes About Nader Decline Sharply Since 2000 As He Starts His White House Run

Ralph Nader, whose independent candidacy worries Democrats who think he cost them the White House in 2000, has become distinctly unpopular with the American public which held a balanced view of him four years ago, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. In 2000, Annenberg polling showed that 24 percent of the public
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A Year after Bombing Began, Public Is Split on Whether Iraq War Was Worth It

A year after the war on Iraq began with overwhelming support from the public, Americans are about evenly split over whether the conflict was worth it, and a majority want to pay less or nothing to rebuild Iraq, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Among 2,575 adults interviewed between March 1 and
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Fresh Data on Dick Cheney

Vice President Cheney’s rating with the American public is virtually unchanged since the end of February. The latest polling by the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey, among 2,575 adults between March 1 and 15, shows that 35 percent of the public has a favorable opinion of him and 34 percent an unfavorable view.
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Majority Considers Bush Ads’ 9/11 Images “Inappropriate”

A majority of the American public considers it inappropriate for President Bush’s reelection campaign to use images from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in its television commercials, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. While the heaviest criticism came from committed supporters of John Kerry, there was also significant unhappiness about the
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