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Congress Disapproval Poll

Reid Thinks Congress Could Do Better

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told PBS NewsHour Wednesday that Americans are disappointed in Congress, and he agrees with them. On the...

Congress Disapproval Hits All-Time High In Poll

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday finds that Americans' disapproval of Congress has reached unprecedented levels, while approval of Pr...

When the House of Representatives Isn't

Dave Helfert | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Dave Helfert

State legislatures dominated by political parties that focus only on taking and holding power have been able to create election districts that more resemble highly-protected nests for members of their party than the compact contiguous communities of interest they're supposed to be.

What It Takes to Actually Change Washington and Change Policy

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Senators, if they desire to, don't have to be spineless and passive -- but can make their own weather. They can write and pass laws -- though successful legislating can be an excruciatingly frustrating, irrational process.

Jordan Howard

Obama And GOP Face Angry Electorate | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A poll by a Democratic firm reveals the precarious situation facing incumbents of both parties heading into the 2012 election. The po...

Bad News For Congress, And Republicans Could Pay Greatest Price

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans are plenty angry at Congress in the aftermath of the debt crisis and Republicans could pay the greatest price, a new Asso...