Poll Shows John McCain Beating Both Clinton and Obama
In head-to-head contests, the poll found, McCain leads Clinton by 6 percentage points (46% to 40%) and Obama by 2 points (44% to 42%). Neither lead is commanding given that the survey, conducted Feb. 21-25, has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.
The Arizona senator is viewed favorably by 61% of all registered voters, including a plurality of Democrats.
As his second and final term winds down and the election race to replace him heats up, President George Bush remains confident that the Republican Party will retain the White House in 2008.
Speaking to the Republican Governors Association's annual dinner, President Bush expressed his confidence that the GOP would "keep up the fight" in Iraq, a necessity in keeping the nation secure from terrorist threats.