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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.

Approval of Parties in Congress Near Record Lows

Americans' job approval ratings of the Republicans (20%) and Democrats (31%) in Congress are at or near the low points in Gallup's trend.

Congress Approval Lowest Since July 2016, at 13%

Americans' approval of Congress ebbed further in October to 13% and is now the lowest since July 2016.

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'.

U.S. 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%.
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