STATE OF THE UNION
--Percentage who approve of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President
March 13-14 75% Sept. 27, 2001 84%
--Who do you think is a better wartime President--George W. Bush or his father George Bush?
George W. Bush 53% George Bush 24%
--How would you describe economic conditions in the U.S. today?
Good 59% Poor 39%
--Over the next 12 months, how do you think the economy will change?
Get better 52% Become worse 14% Stay the same 33%
THE WAR ON TERROR
--Percentage who think the Bush Administration has a clear, well-thought-out policy to deal with terrorism
March 13-14 61% Sept. 27, 2001 67%
--Do you think the U.S. should use military action to remove Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq?
Yes 70% No 23%
--How concerned are you that U.S. military action will lead to more acts of terrorism?
Very concerned 45% Somewhat concerned 34% Not concerned 20%
--Does the color coding of possible terrorist attacks make you feel safer?
Yes 25% No 60%
From a telephone poll of 1,014 adult Americans taken for TIME/CNN on March 13-14 by Harris Interactive. Margin of error +/- 3.1%. "Not sures" omitted.