Here's the introduction to new talking points from the Center for American Progress:
By now most Americans are familiar with House Majority Leader Tom "The Hammer" DeLay's ethical problems. Fresh off accusations that he took a number of business trips that violated House ethics rules, new revelations surfaced yesterday that indicate DeLay's family has received more than $500,000 from his political action and campaign committees. What Americans may be less familiar with is the support DeLay is receiving from some of this country's leading businesses in fighting these charges.
But here are the latest poll results from Gallup:
The Schiavo case may have had a greater impact on public opinion about lesser known political figures, such as House Republican Leader Tom DeLay. While DeLay's favorable rating is virtually unchanged compared to early February (27% now, 29% in February), his unfavorable rating has increased slightly over the same period, from 24% to 31%. An additional 42% have no opinion of DeLay.
So "most" Americans know about DeLay's ethical problems -- which haven't received much coverage outside of Washington, DC and Texas -- but only 58% even know enough about him to have an opinion? And this poll was taken after his involvement in the Schiavo case, which received much more national attention. It's yet another example of CAP's deep concern for factual accuracy...