Monday, February 05, 2007
America’s Congressional Leaders may be well known in their home town, but unknown to most Americans. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) is viewed favorably by 49% of American voters and unfavorably by 40%. That’s an improvement from a month ago when 43% had a favorable opinion of her. Those figures also give Pelosi the highest name recognition of anybody in the Congressional Leadership ranks and make her the only Congressional Leader with a higher favorable total than unfavorable. Rasmussen Reports surveys conducted during January show that Republican Trent Lott is second in the national name recognition category—74% have an opinion of the Mississippi Senator. However, just 31% have a favorable opinion while 43% hold an unfavorable view.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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