Most Trusted Branch of Government (February 2017)

Most Trusted Branch of Government (February 2017)

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categorycolumn-1
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%
The President, the executive branch28%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch36%
Don't know30%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch8%3%6%
The President, the executive branch6%22%49%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch53%36%20%
Don't know33%40%25%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch4%5%9%
The President, the executive branch47%37%59%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch25%27%13%
Don't know25%31%20%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%12%4%
The President, the executive branch3%4%8%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch62%49%51%
Don't know25%35%37%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch5%9%6%
The President, the executive branch6%18%47%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch65%36%20%
Don't know24%37%27%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch5%5%8%
The President, the executive branch25%47%57%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch42%21%10%
Don't know28%27%26%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch4%2%9%
The President, the executive branch5%4%8%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch72%66%60%
Don't know19%29%22%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch9%7%6%
The President, the executive branch7%48%57%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch55%22%14%
Don't know30%22%23%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch6%8%8%
The President, the executive branch34%10%20%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch35%37%37%
Don't know25%44%35%

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categoryMaleFemale
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%7%
The President, the executive branch31%25%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch39%33%
Don't know24%35%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch12%5%3%
The President, the executive branch20%28%39%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch35%38%31%
Don't know33%29%27%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch11%12%3%2%
The President, the executive branch23%17%29%45%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch38%41%35%26%
Don't know29%29%32%27%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch9%7%5%13%6%4%
The President, the executive branch16%31%31%26%26%20%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch34%28%32%31%46%50%
Don't know41%34%31%29%21%26%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%5%6%2%
The President, the executive branch34%31%25%10%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch25%31%47%63%
Don't know31%33%22%25%

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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 branch10%7%4%
The President, the executive branch37%30%15%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch19%36%60%
Don't know33%28%22%

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