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POLL: Many think an act of terrorism is likely during the Christmas season

How likely is it that there will be acts of terrorism in the United States in the days around Christmas--very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely, or not likely at all?

Somewhat likely 41% Not too likely 30% Not likely at all 15% Very likely 13% No opinion 2%
Source: CNN/Opinion Research
Date conducted: 12/17/2010 - 12/19/2010
Sample: 1,008 adults
Margin of error: +/- 3% pts
More About: CNN , Issue , Opinion Research , Terrorism

According to This Poll

According to a CNN/Opinion Research poll, 54 percent of the country think that acts of terrorism are likely in the U.S. around Christmas; 45 percent do not think an act of terrorism is likely in the U.S.

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