Most Americans Back Alito for Supreme Court

Here’s a Reuters article from today about Samuel Alito, who continues to get a favorable ratings from most Americans — with the sole exception of Senate Democrats.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Public support for Senate confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito grew slightly to 54 percent after his often stormy Senate hearing, a poll released on Monday showed.

The CNN/USA Today/Gallup survey also found that only about one in three Americans believe President George W. Bush’s conservative candidate would vote, as critics fear, to reverse the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.