Even among Republicans, 56% disapprove.
- 76% of Americans now disapprove of Congress; 59% say they are frustrated withCongress and how it is working.\
- 56% of Americans see more gridlock than usual in Washington these days, and theinability to work together is the top reason they disapprove of Congress. Majoritiesassign both parties blame for gridlock
- While the economy is the issue Americans most want Congress to deal with, they don'tsee Congress putting in the effort to improve it: most, 56%, say Congress is not trying todo things to help the economy.
- Just over half see Republicans in Congress as too extreme; 43% say the same aboutDemocrats in Congress