Petraeus' Plan, Popularity Jump After Testimony, Polls Show

By Susan Jones | July 7, 2008 | 8:23 PM EDT

( - Even though Gen. David Petreaus was the target of attacks by liberal groups and congressional Democrats, the American public now views him -- and his recommendations for making continued progress in Iraq -- more favorably than before he testified before Congress, according to a number of recent polls. The Gallup survey comes one day after the Pew Research Center released its latest findings that gave Petraeus high marks for his integrity and proposals. Full Story