Nation: Polls

>As measured by the Gallup poll, President Kennedy's popularity has been declining since last March, when it reached a high for the year of 79%. In August it had dropped to 66%. Last week the latest poll showed that the downtrend had stopped; now 67% of U.S. voters approve of the way Kennedy is handling his job.

>The latest Detroit News poll on Republican George Romney's bid to unseat Democratic Governor John Swainson in Michigan places Romney ahead, 50.5% to 48.8%.

>Republican hopes for congressional gains in the Midwest are pinned partly on the...

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