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Behind the Numbers: March 15, 2009 - March 21, 2009

Cheney Lookback

Dick Cheney wrapped up his tenure as vice president with an approval rating a hair below that of the broadly unpopular president he served, winning the support of just 30 percent of Americans in a January Washington Post-ABC News poll. (President Bush finished up at 33 percent in Post-ABC polling.)...

By Jon Cohen  |  March 16, 2009; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Rage is All the Rage

Federal Washington's ire about AIG new bonuses broke out into the open this weekend, echoing widespread public sentiment against the government's bailout of banks and financial institutions that made bad bets. In a Pew poll released today, nearly half of all Americans said they were angry about propping up financial...

By Jon Cohen  |  March 16, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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