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Bill Clinton is the most admired president of the past 25 years

Good news if you're Bill Clinton: A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Annenberg Survey found that 42 percent of respondents admire the 42nd president more than any other president of the past 25 years.

Clinton was the leader of the pack, getting more than twice the share of any of the other presidents. President Barack Obama came in second with 18 percent saying they admired him the most, George W. Bush was third with 17 percent, and George H.W. Bush was fourth with 16 percent.

The poll was conducted June 2 to 8, and 1,238 adults participated.