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Terrorism Seen As Most Important Problem by Bush Backers; Kerry’s Worry Most about Economy

To committed Bush supporters the war on terrorism is clearly the nation’s biggest problem, twice as important as the economy, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows.

But to Kerry backers the economy matters most, followed by the war in Iraq and health care, and only then by terrorism. The ever-smaller group of persuadable voters follows the same order as the Kerry backers.