February 2, 2005 - President Bush Approval February 2, 2005
1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President? (* Taxes subgroup too small to report)

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Approve 48% 87% 15% 46% 52% 44% Disapprove 45 9 77 45 41 48 DK/NA 7 4 8 9 7 8

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Approve 49% 48% 43% 53% 16% 46% Disapprove 44 44 47 41 71 43 DK/NA 7 7 9 6 13 11

SHOULD BE TOP PRIORITY Q13 * ............... Iraq Econ Terr HlthCr SocSec Educ

Approve 43% 40% 78% 42% 50% 36% Disapprove 52 52 16 47 42 56 DK/NA 6 8 6 11 8 8



2. Would you like Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for President in 2008 or not?
                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Yes 38% 14% 66% 32% 34% 43% No 53 80 24 59 58 49 DK/NA 8 6 10 9 8 9

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Yes 41% 38% 36% 32% 69% 56% No 52 55 54 60 21 37 DK/NA 7 7 10 8 10 7



3. Would you like Rudolph Giuliani to run for President in 2008 or not?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Yes 39% 54% 27% 40% 41% 38% No 42 26 56 41 43 41 DK/NA 19 19 16 19 16 21

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Yes 45% 38% 33% 42% 24% 45% No 38 44 43 40 51 38 DK/NA 17 17 24 18 25 16



4. If the 2008 election for president were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Rodham Clinton the Democrat and Rudolph Giuliani the Republican, for whom would you vote?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Clinton 43% 9% 83% 36% 39% 48% Giuliani 45 83 9 48 50 41 SMONE ELSE(VOL) 2 2 2 4 3 2 WLDN'T VOTE(VOL) 2 2 2 2 2 2 DK/NA 7 5 5 10 6 7

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Clinton 44% 44% 43% 36% 83% 59% Giuliani 48 44 42 52 9 35 SMONE ELSE(VOL) 2 3 3 2 0 3 WLDN'T VOTE(VOL) 1 3 4 3 1 - DK/NA 6 6 9 7 6 3



5. In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in the nation today? Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Very satisfied 10% 22% 2% 8% 12% 9% Smwht satisfied 37 60 17 37 40 34 Smwht dissatisfied 25 12 33 28 24 25 Very dissatisfied 27 6 46 26 22 31 DK/NA 1 0 1 1 1 1

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Very satisfied 10% 11% 9% 12% 1% 9% Smwht satisfied 39 38 33 41 13 36 Smwht dissatisfied 27 24 25 23 36 27 Very dissatisfied 24 27 31 23 47 28 DK/NA - 1 3 1 3 1

SHOULD BE TOP PRIORITY Q13.................. Iraq Econ Terr HlthCr SocSec Educ

Very satisfied 8% 5% 23% 8% 15% 9% Smwht satisfied 35 35 52 30 35 37 Smwht dissatisfied 27 27 16 28 30 24 Very dissatisfied 30 33 9 32 18 31 DK/NA - - 1 2 2 -



6. (INTRO Q6-12)Now I'd like you to rate President Bush's handling of different issues. Please give him a grade from A through F, where A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is poor, and F is failing.

How would you rate President Bush's handling of the economy and jobs? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 10% 23% 1% 6% 12% 8% B, Good 26 47 9 27 29 25 C, Average 23 17 24 29 23 23 D, Poor 19 7 30 17 18 19 F, Failing 21 4 35 21 18 23 DK/NA 1 1 1 1 1 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13Econ

A, Excellent 9% 9% 11% 11% 2% 8% 6% B, Good 29 27 23 29 9 21 20 C, Average 22 26 20 23 23 28 19 D, Poor 20 17 20 18 24 26 23 F, Failing 20 20 23 17 40 17 31 DK/NA - 1 3 1 2 1 1



7. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of taxes? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 15% 35% 3% 10% 19% 12% B, Good 25 38 11 27 26 23 C, Average 25 19 28 28 23 26 D, Poor 15 4 22 17 14 16 F, Failing 19 3 34 17 17 20 DK/NA 1 1 2 1 1 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

A, Excellent 14% 14% 16% 17% 6% 11% B, Good 27 27 20 27 12 27 C, Average 29 26 19 26 21 26 D, Poor 14 14 17 13 26 20 F, Failing 15 18 25 16 34 15 DK/NA 1 1 3 2 1 1



8. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of Social Security? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 11% 23% 3% 7% 12% 10% B, Good 19 33 7 17 21 16 C, Average 23 24 18 26 22 23 D, Poor 17 9 23 19 16 17 F, Failing 26 4 46 26 23 29 DK/NA 5 6 3 5 5 5

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13SocS

A, Excellent 9% 11% 12% 12% 7% 9% 17% B, Good 23 16 17 21 5 14 15 C, Average 27 24 16 23 17 33 13 D, Poor 17 18 14 16 22 14 17 F, Failing 20 27 34 23 43 26 37 DK/NA 5 4 7 5 6 3 2



9. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of education? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 12% 23% 4% 8% 10% 13% B, Good 28 45 16 27 32 25 C, Average 27 23 29 31 27 28 D, Poor 14 4 22 19 15 14 F, Failing 14 2 26 12 13 16 DK/NA 4 4 4 3 4 4

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13Educ A, Excellent 10% 11% 14% 13% 6% 8% 8% B, Good 33 26 24 30 20 28 21 C, Average 27 30 26 27 25 35 19 D, Poor 13 15 14 14 19 13 17 F, Failing 15 14 14 12 26 14 32 DK/NA 2 3 8 4 4 3 4



10. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of health care? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 6% 14% 1% 4% 6% 7% B, Good 22 41 9 18 25 20 C, Average 28 31 23 33 29 28 D, Poor 19 8 26 23 17 21 F, Failing 21 4 38 20 19 23 DK/NA 3 3 3 3 4 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13HlthC

A, Excellent 5% 6% 9% 7% 2% 6% 2% B, Good 27 18 21 24 10 24 15 C, Average 30 29 26 29 28 27 23 D, Poor 19 21 17 18 24 20 23 F, Failing 17 23 24 19 34 21 35 DK/NA 3 3 4 3 3 2 2



11. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of terrorism? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 28% 58% 8% 21% 34% 23% B, Good 22 26 15 28 23 22 C, Average 17 7 23 21 17 17 D, Poor 13 4 19 13 11 14 F, Failing 18 3 33 15 14 21 DK/NA 1 1 1 1 1 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13Terr

A, Excellent 27% 30% 27% 31% 11% 22% 59% B, Good 25 22 19 25 8 25 21 C, Average 17 17 19 18 17 14 9 D, Poor 12 13 14 11 22 18 5 F, Failing 19 17 18 14 40 19 5 DK/NA 0 1 2 1 2 3 -



12. (INTRO Q6-12)How would you rate President Bush's handling of the situation in Iraq? Would you give him an A,B,C,D or F ?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


A, Excellent 15% 33% 3% 10% 18% 13% B, Good 22 35 7 25 23 20 C, Average 15 16 12 18 15 15 D, Poor 14 8 19 16 14 14 F, Failing 33 6 59 30 29 36 DK/NA 1 1 1 1 1 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors Priority 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His Q13Iraq

A, Excellent 14% 16% 15% 17% 4% 12% 13% B, Good 22 23 19 24 8 15 15 C, Average 16 15 13 16 10 16 12 D, Poor 16 13 13 14 13 22 16 F, Failing 31 33 37 28 63 34 43 DK/NA 1 1 2 1 2 1 1



13. I'm going to read you those seven issues again. Please tell me which one issue should be the highest priority for President Bush in his second term -- the situation in Iraq, the economy and jobs, terrorism, health care, Social Security or education?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Iraq 30% 29% 33% 29% 25% 34% Economy and jobs 24 18 27 26 28 20 Terrorism 16 28 7 15 17 16 Health care 11 8 12 13 11 11 Social Security 7 8 9 7 8 7 Education 7 5 9 6 6 8 Taxes 2 2 1 2 3 1 DK/NA 2 1 2 2 2 2

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Iraq 27% 28% 38% 30% 28% 40% Economy and jobs 30 24 15 24 21 25 Terrorism 14 18 15 18 11 7 Health care 9 13 12 11 11 7 Social Security 5 8 10 7 13 7 Education 11 5 4 6 11 10 Taxes 3 1 1 2 2 2 DK/NA 1 2 4 2 3 1



14. Do you think going to war with Iraq was the right thing for the United States to do or the wrong thing?

                        Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom


Right thing 44% 79% 17% 42% 50% 39% Wrong thing 50 16 80 50 45 54 DK/NA 6 5 4 8 5 7

GenX BbyBmrs Seniors 18-40 41-59 60+ Wht Blk His

Right thing 46% 48% 36% 50% 17% 36% Wrong thing 48 48 56 45 75 62 DK/NA 6 5 7 6 8 3

SHOULD BE TOP PRIORITY Q13.................. Iraq Econ Terr HlthCr SocSec Educ

Right thing 36% 36% 77% 42% 50% 34% Wrong thing 59 61 18 48 46 59 DK/NA 5 4 5 10 4 8