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Performance of Congress Rated Good or Excellent by Only 15%

As Election 2006 was unfolding, just 15% of Americans rated the performance of Congress as good or excellent. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely voters found that 33% gave Congressional performance a “fair” rating while 50% said poor. The survey, conducted Monday and Tuesday night, November 6 and 7, gives a clear indication as to why voters were ready for a change.

Just 17% of Americans believe that Congress had passed any legislation in the preceding year that will “significantly improve life in America.” Fifty-five percent (55%) said it had not.

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