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64 percent have confidence in the CIA, 53 percent in major business corporations.

52 percent have confidence in the White House; 25 percent of Republicans, 39 percent of independents and 83 percent of Democrats agree.

51 percent have confidence in the IRS; 42 percent have confidence in the news media.

39 percent have confidence in Congress.

Source: A Fox News poll of 1,006 registered U.S. voters conducted Feb. 9-11, and released Tuesday.

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