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Congress Approval Remains at 16% in September
Americans' approval of Congress is unchanged at 16% in September, tied for the lowest rating of 2017.
Americans' Approval of Congress Remains Low, Steady
One in five U.S. adults say they approve of Congress, unchanged from June. Republicans and Democrats express low levels of approval, but Republicans are more positive.
Republicans' Approval of Congress Drops to New 2017 Low
About one in six Republicans (16%) approve of the job Congress is doing, down from 28% in July and 50% in February.
Americans' Approval of Congress Unchanged in May
One in five Americans approve of Congress, unchanged since April. However, Republicans' approval of the body has declined 22 percentage points since February.
Congress Approval Levels Off at 24%, Still Higher Than 2016
Job approval of Congress dipped in March to 24%, down from 28% in February. Republicans' approval remains much higher than Democrats' and independents'.
US Congressional Approval Averages Weak 17% for 2016
Americans' approval of Congress averaged 17% in 2016, the seventh straight year that approval has been below 20%. Republicans, independents and Democrats all gave Congress low approval ratings.
Congress' Job Approval 19% at Start of New Session
Congressional job approval remains low, at 19%, with approval ratings among both Republicans and Democrats registering at or below 20%.
Congress Approval Drops to 20% After February High
U.S. approval of Congress declined to 20% in April, a four-point drop from March and eight points below February's seven-year high of 28%.
Americans Want More Than Just Budget Cuts
President Trump's budget proposal calls for trillions of dollars in government cuts, but Americans' real priority is for Congress first to fix the way it operates and then to debate government funding.
Ahead of Elections, U.S. Congress Approval at 18%
With less than a month to go before the U.S. congressional elections, 18% of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing.

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