NEW YORK, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -
Kerry Strengthens Lead to 48 Percent, 35 Points Ahead of Nearest Rival Dean; Wins in Match-Up With Bush (50% To 45%)
President George W. Bush's approval rating has slipped to 48 percent, the lowest level since February 2001, according to the Newsweek poll.
Fifty percent of registered voters say they would not like to see Bush re-elected to a second term (45% say they would).
And if the election were held today, Democratic frontrunner Sen. John Kerry would win over Bush by 50 percent to 45 percent among registered voters.