U.S. Congress Job Approval (February 2017)

U.S. Congress Job Approval (February 2017)

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categorycolumn-1
Approve strongly5%
Approve somewhat21%
Neither approve nor disapprove20%
Disapprove somewhat18%
Disapprove strongly32%
Don't know5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly2%0%9%
Approve somewhat6%18%34%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%23%22%
Disapprove somewhat21%17%15%
Disapprove strongly51%35%15%
Don't know4%7%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly7%5%14%
Approve somewhat29%26%44%
Neither approve nor disapprove27%26%16%
Disapprove somewhat19%17%10%
Disapprove strongly14%22%9%
Don't know4%4%7%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly0%0%3%
Approve somewhat6%10%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove7%23%16%
Disapprove somewhat27%22%18%
Disapprove strongly58%40%54%
Don't know2%5%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly4%2%8%
Approve somewhat2%15%33%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%26%21%
Disapprove somewhat20%15%19%
Disapprove strongly63%34%14%
Don't know2%7%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly4%4%15%
Approve somewhat24%37%34%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%23%19%
Disapprove somewhat37%14%16%
Disapprove strongly12%18%11%
Don't know6%3%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly1%2%11%
Approve somewhat4%3%1%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%13%4%
Disapprove somewhat28%20%14%
Disapprove strongly56%61%69%
Don't know4%2%2%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Approve strongly3%11%8%
Approve somewhat8%33%39%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%22%18%
Disapprove somewhat17%15%19%
Disapprove strongly56%12%14%
Don't know2%6%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly5%5%6%
Approve somewhat26%7%15%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%23%20%
Disapprove somewhat16%17%21%
Disapprove strongly30%40%34%
Don't know4%7%5%

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categoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly6%5%
Approve somewhat21%20%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%24%
Disapprove somewhat20%16%
Disapprove strongly35%29%
Don't know3%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly7%4%5%
Approve somewhat16%23%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove20%20%20%
Disapprove somewhat18%18%14%
Disapprove strongly33%31%31%
Don't know5%5%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly8%6%4%3%
Approve somewhat10%18%23%30%
Neither approve nor disapprove27%20%18%16%
Disapprove somewhat23%17%17%15%
Disapprove strongly24%31%36%32%
Don't know8%8%3%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly11%8%3%2%4%3%
Approve somewhat8%21%22%16%23%19%
Neither approve nor disapprove30%19%18%27%18%20%
Disapprove somewhat9%20%19%15%17%14%
Disapprove strongly37%25%32%33%36%39%
Don't know4%6%6%8%2%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly8%3%1%3%
Approve somewhat25%24%17%7%
Neither approve nor disapprove22%25%13%10%
Disapprove somewhat16%16%32%16%
Disapprove strongly23%29%36%58%
Don't know7%3%1%5%

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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
Approve strongly11%3%3%
Approve somewhat26%24%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove24%19%12%
Disapprove somewhat13%21%18%
Disapprove strongly19%30%54%
Don't know7%3%3%

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