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Democrats' poll numbers drop in the wake of timeline capitulation.



Tim Grieve
June 5, 2007 5:30PM (UTC)

From the "When Will They Learn" Department, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that in the wake of their capitulation on an Iraq war withdrawal timeline, Democrats in Congress are seeing their approval ratings plummet. Democrats' job approval rating has dropped from 54 percent to 44 percent in six weeks, "with the decline occurring almost exclusively among strong opponents of the Iraq War," ABC reports.


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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