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Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted September 25-26, 2006

Daily Snapshot

September 25 - 26, 2006  How closely have you followed news stories about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his remarks about President Bush?    How closely have you followed news stories about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his remarks about President Bush?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Very closely 33% 39% 28% 42% 30% 27% 33% 41% 21% 29% 42% 26% 35% 30% 31% 48% 33% 27% 31% 30% 42% 36% 29% 36% 32% 25% 45% 43%
Somewhat closely 32% 36% 28% 32% 33% 31% 51% 32% 13% 32% 30% 33% 33% 29% 35% 16% 31% 32% 31% 37% 31% 28% 25% 27% 40% 41% 30% 38%
Not very closely 19% 15% 23% 15% 22% 20% 10% 16% 32% 21% 16% 21% 16% 25% 19% 20% 20% 22% 16% 15% 18% 25% 24% 22% 13% 20% 10% 11%
Not at all 14% 10% 18% 10% 13% 20% 6% 11% 34% 13% 11% 17% 13% 15% 14% 14% 16% 20% 17% 16% 8% 8% 18% 14% 15% 11% 12% 8%
                                                       
September 25 - 26, 2006  Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez?                Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez?    
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Favorable 10% 11% 10% 7% 14% 10% 23% 8% 19% 7% 9% 12% 8% 16% 9% 14% 14% 21% 8% 7% 11% 4% 12% 10% 8% 6% 17% 15%
Unfavorable 58% 69% 48% 77% 48% 51% 61% 72% 32% 52% 68% 50% 61% 53% 60% 52% 57% 46% 57% 59% 64% 66% 45% 56% 64% 78% 62% 63%
                                                       
September 25 - 26, 2006  Okay, do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the United Nations?                  Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez?    
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Favorable 31% 29% 33% 18% 48% 25% 22% 31% 41% 31% 32% 30% 29% 35% 29% 38% 38% 31% 27% 29% 37% 31% 28% 28% 31% 35% 39% 39%
Unfavorable 45% 59% 32% 66% 25% 45% 63% 58% 20% 35% 50% 40% 46% 41% 47% 41% 36% 41% 50% 48% 40% 45% 38% 45% 50% 57% 43% 47%
                                                       
September 25 - 26, 2006  Was it appropriate for President Chavez to call President Bush the devil in a speech at the United Nations?            Was it appropriate for President Chavez to call President Bush the devil in a speech at the United Nations?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Yes 23% 24% 23% 12% 30% 28% 48% 18% 36% 19% 18% 28% 19% 32% 22% 26% 28% 42% 31% 15% 14% 14% 32% 21% 23% 20% 27% 18%
No 64% 64% 64% 83% 57% 53% 43% 70% 50% 68% 72% 58% 68% 55% 64% 64% 66% 46% 52% 72% 76% 74% 49% 67% 67% 73% 64% 72%
                                                       
September 25 - 26, 2006  Should the United States continue to participate in the United Nations?                    Should the United States continue to participate in the United Nations?        
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Yes 57% 54% 61% 43% 75% 51% 46% 56% 60% 61% 59% 56% 53% 65% 57% 58% 59% 53% 50% 65% 60% 58% 54% 59% 51% 51% 63% 70%
No 26% 35% 17% 43% 9% 28% 42% 33% 14% 18% 30% 22% 29% 19% 27% 25% 21% 28% 36% 23% 22% 20% 16% 24% 35% 38% 32% 24%