The US Presidential Elections: Student paper holds out chance for Bush

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MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut - A student newspaper that has picked the winner in every presidential election since 1956 weighed in yesterday with good news for President Bush, running well behind Bill Clinton in the presidential race, AP reports.

President Bush was the choice of 55 per cent of the more than 600,000 students surveyed in the Weekly Reader, drawing especially heavy support among those from kindergarten to fourth grade.