U.S. Congress Approval (February 2020)

U.S. Congress Approval (February 2020)

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Approve strongly5%
Approve somewhat13%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%
Disapprove somewhat19%
Disapprove strongly42%
Don't know4%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly6%1%5%
Approve somewhat15%9%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%18%14%
Disapprove somewhat23%10%19%
Disapprove strongly35%53%46%
Don't know4%10%3%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly3%5%7%
Approve somewhat14%17%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%23%18%
Disapprove somewhat31%23%18%
Disapprove strongly36%25%39%
Don't know0%8%4%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly3%6%6%
Approve somewhat10%12%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%20%13%
Disapprove somewhat21%19%17%
Disapprove strongly56%37%45%
Don't know0%6%4%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly6%5%4%
Approve somewhat13%14%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%22%12%
Disapprove somewhat24%18%18%
Disapprove strongly38%35%49%
Don't know4%7%3%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly6%4%8%
Approve somewhat16%13%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%19%12%
Disapprove somewhat30%20%24%
Disapprove strongly31%40%41%
Don't know2%3%5%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly2%5%5%
Approve somewhat18%10%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%11%12%
Disapprove somewhat19%20%15%
Disapprove strongly44%49%51%
Don't know2%5%3%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly5%4%5%
Approve somewhat13%14%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%26%21%
Disapprove somewhat21%15%17%
Disapprove strongly47%36%33%
Don't know2%6%10%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly5%5%
Approve somewhat13%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%18%
Disapprove somewhat17%21%
Disapprove strongly50%36%
Don't know1%7%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly8%3%5%
Approve somewhat15%11%17%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%17%10%
Disapprove somewhat19%21%17%
Disapprove strongly37%44%45%
Don't know3%4%6%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly4%6%5%5%
Approve somewhat17%18%10%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%18%17%11%
Disapprove somewhat23%19%18%18%
Disapprove strongly27%34%47%56%
Don't know13%4%2%1%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly0%5%4%5%4%9%
Approve somewhat5%14%14%18%13%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove28%20%14%16%14%11%
Disapprove somewhat11%14%21%23%24%19%
Disapprove strongly45%40%42%34%42%50%
Don't know11%7%5%4%3%0%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly7%4%3%4%
Approve somewhat14%14%14%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%21%16%13%
Disapprove somewhat19%15%24%24%
Disapprove strongly42%41%39%46%
Don't know4%5%4%3%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Approve strongly7%5%4%3%
Approve somewhat15%16%11%6%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%16%11%27%
Disapprove somewhat15%20%24%12%
Disapprove strongly41%41%47%37%
Don't know5%2%3%16%

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