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Polls Show GOP’s ‘My Way Or The Highway’ Approach Leading Them To Historic Levels Of Unpopularity

As GOP Continues to Wage Prolonged, Partisan Battles, American People are Turning Away From Republican Party 

Republicans Would Do Well to Listen to American People and Work With Democrats to Get Things Done

GOP Poll “House Republican Poll Ratings Have Plunged Over The Past Year”:  

“Long, drawn-out skirmishes over the debt ceiling, the supercommittee and the payroll tax holiday have led to a 64 percent unfavorable rating for Republicans, with their favorable numbers sitting at 29 percent, according to an internal poll conducted by GOP pollster David Winston in the final days of December 2011.”

 

ABC/Washington Post Poll: Disapproval Of GOP In Congress At All Time High:

Asked if they approve or disapprove of Republicans in Congress, 75% of Americans disapproved of the GOP. Only 21% approved. Disapproval is up from 63% in April of last year.

 

NBC/WSJ Poll: Only 12% Of Americans Think Republicans Have Brought The Right Kind Of Change To The Country:

Asked “Do you think the Republicans in Congress have mostly brought the right kind of change to the country, mostly brought the wrong kind of change, or have not really brought much change either way,” only 12% of respondents said Republicans had brought the right kind of change. 31% of Americans said republicans have brought the wrong kind of change and 54% said Republicans have not brought much change.    

 

NBC/WSJ Poll: Americans Prefer a Democratic Controlled Congress:

Asked their preference of this year’s congressional elections, 47% of respondents preferred a Democratic-controlled Congress while 41% prefer a Republican controlled Congress. This is a complete reversal from August of 2011, when 47% preferred a Republican-controlled Congress and 41% preferred a Democrat-controlled Congress.                     

 

NY Times/CBS News Poll: Only 27% Say Republicans Are Willing to Work With the President:

“The public is not assigning blame equally between President Obama and Republicans in Congress for the partisan gridlock over key legislation. In the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, 60 percent say Mr. Obama is attempting to work with Congressional Republicans to try to accomplish something; 27 percent say Republicans in Congress are making the same effort to work things out with the president.”

 

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