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Quote of the Day: "Congressional Approval Rises a Point After Auto Bailout Rejected" | Missouri Political News Service

Quote of the Day: “Congressional Approval Rises a Point After Auto Bailout Rejected”

November 25th, 2008 by MarkTwain · No Comments

Good news for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Respected polling firm Rasmussen has found that Congress’ approval ratiug is at a six month high since the rejection of the automakers bailout –  a whopping 12%!

From Rasmussen Reports:

Just days after the legislature rejected an initial proposal to bailout the nation’s Big Three automakers, the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 55% of voters say congress is doing a poor job. A majority of voters have given Congress a poor rating in every survey since mid-June.

The day after Election Day, 11% gave Congress good or excellent ratings. Over the summer, just 9% were willing to give the lawmakers such positive ratings.

In fact, 48% say it’s better for the economy if companies like General Motors go bankrupt rather than providing subsidies to keep them afloat.

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