Most Trusted Branch of Federal Government (October 2017)

Most Trusted Branch of Federal Government (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch5%
The President, the executive branch27%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch36%
Don't know32%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch8%5%3%
The President, the executive branch2%32%47%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch54%27%24%
Don't know36%36%25%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%6%7%
The President, the executive branch0%6%1%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch58%50%54%
Don't know33%37%37%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch3%4%3%
The President, the executive branch53%33%56%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch24%34%15%
Don't know21%29%26%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch5%6%5%
The President, the executive branch2%19%46%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch58%39%22%
Don't know35%36%27%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch2%5%8%
The President, the executive branch6%0%1%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch52%63%57%
Don't know39%31%35%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%2%6%
The President, the executive branch33%47%52%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch28%26%14%
Don't know29%25%28%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%7%4%
The President, the executive branch3%43%62%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch57%25%15%
Don't know34%25%19%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch4%10%6%
The President, the executive branch34%8%19%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch34%42%40%
Don't know29%40%35%

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categoryMaleFemale
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%4%
The President, the executive branch30%23%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch35%38%
Don't know28%35%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%5%5%
The President, the executive branch15%27%41%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch40%39%25%
Don't know38%29%30%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch11%8%4%1%
The President, the executive branch17%21%26%40%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch46%38%34%32%
Don't know26%33%37%26%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch18%6%4%5%6%3%
The President, the executive branch8%25%30%26%28%27%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch18%32%34%39%39%46%
Don't know55%36%33%30%27%25%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch6%6%7%4%
The President, the executive branch32%29%20%11%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch27%37%44%56%
Don't know35%29%29%29%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch4%6%5%
The President, the executive branch34%29%15%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch24%34%55%
Don't know37%31%26%

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