March 22, 2007


Congress Job Approval Back Down Again This Month: January and February uptick appears to have dissipated (Frank Newport, 3/22/07, GALLUP NEWS SERVICE)

The modest uptick in approval of the job being done by Congress has dissipated for the most part after only two months. Congress job approval had risen over the last two months after the Democrats took over control of Congress in early January -- fueled in large part by a jump in approval among rank and file Democrats. This month, however, Congress job approval is back down to levels quite similar to where it was in 2006. Democrats have lost a good deal of the positivity exhibited in the first two months of the year after their party took over.

According to Gallup's monthly update on job approval of Congress -- in a March 11-14, 2007, national poll -- 28% of Americans approve of the job being done by Congress and 64% disapprove.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 22, 2007 7:05 AM
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