Michigan Gives President Bush Low Marks

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Michigan residents aren't pleased with the job President Bush is doing. In a poll released today, only 36 percent gave the Republican president a positive job rating, while 61 percent gave him a negative rating and three percent were undecided.

Although some national polls have shown Bush's numbers rising
somewhat, his Michigan rating remains nearly unchanged from

In the newest poll, Bush gets higher marks for his handling of
the war on terror than how he is handling the economy and Social
Security and Medicare.

Both polls were conducted by Lansing-based EPIC-MRA. The most
recent poll surveyed 600 likely Michigan voters from Sunday through

The margin of error in both polls was plus or minus four
percentage points.