Washington Post-ABC News Poll: One Year Out, a Desire for Change

One year until Election Day, a nation deeply divided along partisan lines agrees on one thing: the need for a new direction. Democrats have advantages on each of the top issues for next year's presidential contest, they are viewed more favorably than Republicans, and a majority of Americans would prefer to see them retain control of Congress. But at this stage, the leading candidate for the party's nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton, would face strong competition from the Republican front-runner, Rudolph W. Giuliani.

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