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Giuliani 26; Thompson 25

Republican Presidential Primary Contenders

Jul. 26 Jul. 12 Jun. 28
Rudy Giuliani 26% 24% 24%
Fred Thompson 25% 25% 27%
Mitt Romney 12% 12% 13%
John McCain 10% 12% 12%
Mike Huckabee 2% 2% 3%
Sam Brownback 2%

Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews with approximately 600-650 likely Republican primary voters, conducted from Jul. 23 to Jul. 26, 2007. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

Hillary Has 19 pt. Lead Over Obama

Democratic Presidential Primary Contenders

Jul. 26 Jul. 12 Jun. 28
Hillary Rodham Clinton 42% 38% 39%
Barack Obama 23% 26% 26%
John Edwards 14% 13% 13%
Joe Biden 3% 2% 3%
Bill Richardson 2% 3% 5%
Dennis Kucinich 2% 3%
Chris Dodd 2% 1%

Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews with approximately 750-800 likely Democratic primary voters, conducted from Jul. 23 to Jul. 26, 2007. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

Italy: Prodi Government Unpopular

The government has been in place for one year. How would you rate its performance?

Very positive 5.2%
Moderately positive 25.1%
Moderately negative 25.4%
Very negative 33.8%
Not sure 10.5%

Some people believe the current government is not leading a fluid and coherent policy due to internal tensions and differences between the parties that form the Union (Unione). Do you agree or disagree with this assessment?

Agree 76.7%
Disagree 13.4%
Not sure 9.9%

Source: Arnaldo Ferrari Nasi / Il Giornale
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 750 Italian adults, conducted from Jul. 18 to Jul. 21, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

Conservatives Still Lead in Germany

What party would you support in Germany’s next federal election?

Jul. 20 Jul. 13 Jul. 6
Christian-Democratic Union
Bavarian Christian-Social (CDU-CSU)
38% 38% 39%
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 25% 24% 24%
Left Party (Linke) 13% 13% 13%
Green Party (Grune) 10% 10% 10%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 9% 10% 9%

Source: Forsa / Stern / RTL
Methodology: Interviews with 2,501 German adults, conducted from Jul. 16 to Jul. 20, 2007. Margin of error is 2.5 per cent.