U.S. Congress Job Approval (October 2016)

U.S. Congress Job Approval (October 2016)

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categorycolumn-1
Approve strongly2%
Approve somewhat8%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%
Disapprove somewhat27%
Disapprove strongly41%
Don't know4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly4%0%1%
Approve somewhat11%4%5%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%20%17%
Disapprove somewhat20%24%35%
Disapprove strongly43%51%38%
Don't know3%1%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly0%1%1%
Approve somewhat6%3%7%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%19%18%
Disapprove somewhat27%33%41%
Disapprove strongly54%33%31%
Don't know1%11%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly2%2%6%
Approve somewhat4%12%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%29%12%
Disapprove somewhat23%24%17%
Disapprove strongly54%28%49%
Don't know2%6%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly1%2%2%
Approve somewhat7%8%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%26%14%
Disapprove somewhat20%22%35%
Disapprove strongly55%36%39%
Don't know3%6%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly0%1%6%
Approve somewhat6%10%6%
Neither approve nor disapprove21%13%11%
Disapprove somewhat31%36%36%
Disapprove strongly39%38%41%
Don't know3%3%0%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly0%1%3%
Approve somewhat7%7%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%14%17%
Disapprove somewhat33%19%11%
Disapprove strongly49%58%57%
Don't know3%1%5%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Approve strongly4%1%1%
Approve somewhat12%8%5%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%19%11%
Disapprove somewhat20%35%35%
Disapprove strongly45%34%49%
Don't know4%2%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly1%7%3%
Approve somewhat6%17%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%20%27%
Disapprove somewhat30%19%24%
Disapprove strongly45%31%35%
Don't know4%6%3%

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categoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly2%2%
Approve somewhat6%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%24%
Disapprove somewhat25%29%
Disapprove strongly53%31%
Don't know2%5%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly4%2%0%
Approve somewhat12%6%6%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%18%19%
Disapprove somewhat26%28%28%
Disapprove strongly36%44%42%
Don't know5%3%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly6%3%1%1%
Approve somewhat8%13%6%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove32%22%13%9%
Disapprove somewhat19%26%28%34%
Disapprove strongly26%31%50%52%
Don't know9%5%2%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly1%3%1%2%3%0%
Approve somewhat9%7%5%14%9%9%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%21%24%12%12%14%
Disapprove somewhat19%29%24%27%30%26%
Disapprove strongly40%36%44%36%44%50%
Don't know14%3%3%9%2%1%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly3%2%0%2%
Approve somewhat11%7%4%1%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%21%24%11%
Disapprove somewhat31%26%20%25%
Disapprove strongly35%41%46%56%
Don't know3%3%5%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 strongly3%2%1%
Approve somewhat13%6%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove24%14%15%
Disapprove somewhat29%32%21%
Disapprove strongly28%43%56%
Don't know3%3%3%

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