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Bush's Approval Rating Slips

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Non-stop bad news about the situation in Iraq and the U.S. economy has led to deteriorating poll numbers for President Bush. Some polls indicate Bush's approval rating has fallen to 45 percent from 71 percent in April. Analysts say the numbers suggest that much of what will determine whether Bush is re-elected may be out of the White House's control. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.