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79% Support U.S. Troops on the Border to Fight Drug Violence

Seventy-nine percent (79%) of U.S. voters now say the military should be used along the border with Mexico to protect American citizens if drug-related violence continues to grow in that area.

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This national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports March 12-13, 2009. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence (see methodology).

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