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POLL: Most disapprove of how Congress is handling its duties

In general do you approve or disapprove of the job that Congress is doing?

Disapprove 69% Approve 22% Not sure 9%
Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal
Date conducted: 2/24/2011 - 2/28/2011
Sample: 1,000 adults
Margin of error: +/- 3.1% pts

According to This Poll

When asked whether they approve or disapprove of the job that Congress is doing, 22 percent of Americans said they approve and 69 percent said they disapprove, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal survey.

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