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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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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 .

South Carolina, Florida and the State of the Union

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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