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Congress: Even Less Popular Than Bush

By on 7.8.08 | 3:02PM

And that's really saying something. One poll has Congress's approval rating at 12 percent. Rasmussen has it in single digits, with just 9 percent saying the Congress is doing a "good" or "excellent" job. It sounds remarkable, but it really shouldn't be surprising: the people who voted for the Democrats to end the war, lower energy prices, and expand government health care haven't gotten what they wanted. Those who dislike Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi haven't gotten what they wanted either. So who would approve of this Congress?

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