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Poll: Democrats Maintain Edge

It was a much better week for Democrats than Republicans.

Research 2000 for Daily Kos. 4/13-4/16/2009. All adults. MoE 2% (04/05-04/09 results):

  FAVORABLE UNFAVORABLE NET CHANGE
PRESIDENT OBAMA 69 (68) 27 (29) +3
       
PELOSI: 37 (36) 45 (46) +2
REID: 35 (34) 49 (49) +1
McCONNELL: 22 (23) 57 (56) -2
BOEHNER: 17 (18) 60 (58) -3
       
CONGRESSIONAL DEMS: 44 (43) 50 (51) +2
CONGRESSIONAL GOPS: 16 (18) 69 (68) -3
       
DEMOCRATIC PARTY: 52 (51) 42 (42) +1
REPUBLICAN PARTY: 24 (26) 67 (66) -3

Full crosstabs here. This poll is updated every Friday morning, and you can see trendline graphs here.

With a MoE of 2, it takes more than twice that to call it "significant", but the best way to read these small changes is to say that it was a better week for Dems than Rs, and that the trend lines tell the story. For example, the right/wrong track is now the best it's been since the poll started in January, Obama's fav's remain strong, and the GOP remains (in a political sense) significantly unpopular.

Here are the Congressional parties:

And here are the national parties:

DemFromCT is a regular blogger for Daily Kos
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