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Flynn: Congress Should Be Bigger

Brian Flynn: In this age of bitter partisanship, it is not surprising that congressional approval ratings are at an all-time low. But how did our national legislature get to the point where only 10 percent of Americans approve of its actions? The answer: Congress no longer represents the will of the people, and it hasn't for a very long time. The House of Representatives has become another U.
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Congressional approval is up. But barely.

Politics / US Politics : 2chambers (3 years ago)

The good news for lawmakers: Congressional approval is up 7 points in the last four months. The bad news: Their approval rating is just 17 percent. New numbers from Gallup released Monday show Americans’ approval of Congress this mo... Read Post

Obama Approval Bounces Back Too Late for Democrats

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (11 hours ago)

“President Obama’s approval rating in Gallup’s tracking poll hit 50 percent on Monday for the first time since May 2013. This comes on the heels of a Washington Post-ABC News poll last week that showed the exact same thing — [...] T... Read Post

Congressional Job Approval Ties Historic Low of 13%

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Americans' evaluation of the job Congress is doing is the worst Gallup has ever measured, with 13 percent approving, tying the all-time low measured in December 2010. Disapproval of Congress is at 84 percent, a percentage point high... Read Post

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