Thursday, December 10, 2009

CNN Poll Finds Support For Republican Control of Congress Up 10 Points Since August.

CNN polling is notorious for their Democrat bias. However, in a poll released today, they found equal support for Republican control of Congress and a 10-point drop in Democrat support since August. Is this health care reform backlash?
Washington (CNN) – Eleven months before crucial midterm elections, a national poll indicates that the public is divided over whether the country would be better off with Democrats or Republicans controlling Congress.

According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Thursday, 40 percent of people questioned say the U.S. would be better off if Democrats ran Congress while 39 percent feel things would be better if Republicans took charge on Capitol Hill. The 1-point margin is a statistical tie.

Full results (pdf)

Support for Democrats is down from a 10-point advantage in August and a 25-point margin in January.

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