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WOLF BLITZER: In the Gallup poll, the last one, only 24 percent of the American public thinks Congress is doing a good job.
Rep. NANCY PELOSI: Well, to tell you the truth, I don’t approve of the way Congress is ending the war in Iraq myself. And that’s because of the 60-vote barrier in the United States Senate. But don’t mistake, expert that you are — your audience should not mistake the rating for Congress as the rating for the Democrats. We’re as high as we’ve ever been. We’re up 53 percent to 30 something for the Republicans in terms of favorability of a political party in the Congress.

Sept. 25 exchange between CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi regarding the approval rating of Democrats vs. Republicans in Congress, about which an Aug. 21 Gallup poll notes: “The nine-point drop in Congress’ job approval rating from [July] to [August] has come exclusively from Democrats and independents, with Democrats’ ratings dropping 11 points (from 32% to 21%) and independents’ ratings dropping 13 points (from 30% to 17%). Republicans’ 18% approval rating is unchanged from [July].” [emphasis added]
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Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

September 27, 2007 at 10:21 am

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