April 18, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll shows that three out of four
American people feel more optimistic about the country's future now
that Barack Obama has been inaugurated president.
The Associated Press-Knowledge Networks poll also showed that
even among Republicans, just 29% of those surveyed felt more
pessimistic with Obama at the White House - roughly the same number
as the 30% of GOP people who said they felt more optimistic.
A smaller proportion of those who said they saw or heard his
inaugural address - 51% - called it good.
The poll was conducted Tuesday and involved online interviews
with 835 adults. It has a samling error of plus or minus 3.4
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