America’s Opinion of Congress Hard to Gage

a) Do you approve or disapprove of how Congress is handling its job?

Feb. 4 Jan. 18
Approve 55% 56%
Disapprove 37% 35%

Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,007 American adults, conducted from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.
b) Overall, do you approve, disapprove or have mixed feelings about the way Congress is handling its job?

Feb. 2007 Jan. 2007
Approve 34% 32%
Disapprove 58% 62%
Mixed feelings 6% 4%

Source: Ipsos-Public Affairs / Associated Press
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted from Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

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