Gallup Poll: GOP Viewed Favorably For First Time Since 2005 | Talking Points Memo

In July 2005, Lance Armstrong won his seventh consecutive Tour de France, Karl Rove’s involvement in Plamegate came to light, and William Rehnquist was still the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. And until now, that month was also the last time that Americans held a net favorable opinion of the Republican Party, according to Gallup.

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