Suspending Their Judgment a Time Poll Shows

American voters uncertain and unaligned

Ever the trouper, Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail this fall, urging voters to choose Republicans in November's Senate races lest his conservative revolution be stymied by a Democratic majority. "I can't have my hands tied by a totally hostile Congress," Reagan has told audiences in California, Colorado, Louisiana and Alabama.

But the President's message may not be getting through, according to a survey conducted for TIME this month by Yankelovich Clancy Shulman.* Despite Reagan's still spectacular popularity, few people seem persuaded by his endorsements of congressional candidates: 70% of those questioned said a presidential speech urging them to...

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