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Sarah Palin’s support among likely Republican primary voters is fading according to a newly-released Gallup poll, the second national survey this week to indicate the Alaska Republican is headed in the wrong direction as the 2012 primary race gears up.

According to the Gallup survey, which was released Friday, Palin draws 12 percent of support from Republicans and Republican-leaning independents – a 4 percent decline from a similar Gallup survey conducted one month ago. Those results are similar to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released earlier this week showing Palin had fallen 7 points between January and March, from 19 percent to 12 percent.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011 | 4:29 p.m.

Political parties’s fortunes rise and fall, lately in the blink of an eye. But for the past decade, Americans’ trust in their government has been steadily going south. Last year, that confidence reached a near-historic low, according to a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press: Only 22 percent of those surveyed said they trusted government in Washington “almost always or most of the time.”



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