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POLL DU JOUR

60 percent of Americans say President Obama “sticks by his principles”; 34 percent of Republicans and 83 percent of Democrats agree.

54 percent of Americans overall say Mr. Obama is a “strong leader”; 21 percent of Republicans and 83 percent of Democrats agree.

52 percent overall say Mr. Obama is a good commander in chief of the military; 14 percent of Republicans and 81 percent of Democrats agree.

47 percent of Americans overall say Mr. Obama “shares their values”; 10 percent of Republicans and 81 percent of Democrats agree.

Source: A Washington Post/ABC News poll of 1,004 U.S. adults conducted Sept. 12-15.

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