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On the average, national polls show that Hillary Clinton will likely defeat Donald Trump in next month's election. Trump's response is familiar.

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On the average, national polls show that Hillary Clinton will likely defeat Donald Trump in next month's election. Trump's response is familiar.

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High ratings in public opinion polls helped President Obama weather financial crises, withstand relentless Republican opposition and win re-election. Now, his ratings are dropping.

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President Bush will deliver  his last State of the Union address  tonight, trying to be heard over the din of the  presidential campaigns .

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President Bush will deliver his last State of the Union address tonight, trying to be heard over the din of the presidential campaigns .

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