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America to Congress: You Suck!
National Journal, by Ron Fournier

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Posted By:toledo, 6/14/2013 10:57:45 AM

A bit of news for members of Congress on their way home for the weekend: America hates you. Nearly eight in 10 Americans told Gallup pollsters this month they disapprove of the way Congress is handing its job, the 45th consecutive month that more than two-thirds of Americans graded Congress poorly. The problem isn´t as much what Congress is doing as what it is not getting done. Fifty-nine percent of the disapproving Americans cited partisan gridlock and ineffectiveness for their thumbs-down. Fewer than 30 percent cited performance on specific issues or ethics. It gets worse.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fleetusa, 6/14/2013 11:12:41 AM     (No. 9375879)

The Congress includes the Senate. I would prefer if these polls asked separate questions for each body.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: calgrammy, 6/14/2013 11:18:41 AM     (No. 9375890)

31 Took words out of my mouth. Always here how Congress is hated, but what about the Senate? How many polled knows they are different? My opinion is because the Congress has the Repub majority. Yeah I´m jut being paranoid.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snapper451, 6/14/2013 11:28:12 AM     (No. 9375915)

This would change if they stopped passing thousand page bills. If you can´t put in on 10 pages or less and explain it to a4 year old - we don´t need it. Less is more - less is better!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: STLstudent, 6/14/2013 11:49:24 AM     (No. 9375968)

Especially the Republicans! The Democrats are evil, but they have vision. The Republicans are worthy of no respect. Republicans are simply stupid, cowardly, and without principle.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 6/14/2013 12:56:26 PM     (No. 9376115)

I HATE my Democrat Senator and think my GOP Senator is a boob.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/15/2013 2:36:14 AM     (No. 9376956)

Amen to that.
Throw them out. They have forgotten they were elected to represent US.

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