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Topics At A Glance: Congressional Approval

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Overall Congressional Job Approval

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Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?
Gallup Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?
CBS News Poll, [Nov, 2013]



Congressional Representative Job Performance

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How about the representative in Congress from your district? Do you approve or disapprove of the way your representative is handling his or her job?
CBS News Poll, [Oct, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the way your own representative to the US House of Representatives in Congress is handling his or her job? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?
ABC News/Washington Post Poll, [Oct, 2013]




How about the representative in Congress from your district? Do you approve or disapprove of the way your representative is handling his or her job?
CBS News Poll, [Jul, 2013]



Congressional Democrats Job Performance

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Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are handling their job?
Sample: National registered voters
Quinnipiac University Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the job the Democrats in Congress are doing in office?
Note: Registered voters (84%)
McClatchy/Marist Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the job the...Democratic leaders in Congress are doing?
Note: Asked of Form 2 half sample
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press/USA Today Political Survey, [Dec, 2013]



Congressional Republicans Job Performance

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Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are handling their job?
Sample: National registered voters
Quinnipiac University Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the job the Republicans in Congress are doing in office?
Note: Registered voters (84%)
McClatchy/Marist Poll, [Dec, 2013]




Do you approve or disapprove of the way Republicans in Congress are handling their job?
CBS News Poll, [Nov, 2013]



From the Archives


Do you approve or disapprove of the job Bob Dole is doing as Senate Majority Leader?
Note: Asked of Form A half sample.
NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, [Mar, 1996]




(Now I'm going to ask you about a few people who are in the news. Please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of them. If you haven't heard enough about that person to form an opinion, then you can say that too.)...What is your impression of Henry Hyde? As of today, is it very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, very unfavorable, or haven't heard enough about him yet to say?
Los Angeles Times Poll, [Jan, 1999]




How would you rate the job...Democrats in Congress are doing--excellent, pretty good, only fair, or poor?
Harris Poll, [Dec, 1994]




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answered Very favorable when asked "(Now, I'm going to mention some people and groups in the news recently. For each, please tell me if your feelings are very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable. If you don't know enough to answer, just say so.)...Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform who created the pledge many members of Congress have signed not to vote for any tax increase"
Bloomberg Poll, [Dec, 2012]


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