National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted October 2-3, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Generally speaking how do you rate the way that Congress is doing its job? Excellent, good, fair or poor?
Over the past year, has Congress passed any legislation that will significantly
improve life in
3* What is a more important role for Congress – passing good legislation or preventing bad legislation from becoming law?
4* Whom does the average congressman listen to the most — the voters he or she represents or party leaders in Congress?
5* Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: No matter how bad things are, Congress can always find a way to make them worse?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence