Thursday, June 13, 2013

Only 10% of Americans Have Confidence in Congress

Activist Post

As scandal after scandal rocks Washington DC, the American people are fed up.  A new Gallup poll reveals the
lowest ever confidence rating for Congress , or any institution ever polled by Gallup.

"This is the lowest level of confidence Gallup has found, not only for Congress, but for any institution on record." Gallup
writes .

Confidence in Congress fell to just 10%, down from 13% in 2012.


In 2009, in the afterglow of President Obama's historic election, 27% of Democrats had confidence in Congress while only 10% of Republicans did.

There is no longer a significant partisan divide among those polled. In other words, people of all political persuasions now roundly agree, Congress stinks.



Here is a breakdown of overall confidence in institutions:


Source:
http://www.gallup.com/poll/163052/americans-confidence-congress-falls-lowest-record.aspx

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