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Poll: Current Congress Worst Ever

Two-thirds of people in the United States say the current Congress is the worst of their lifetime, a new poll by CNN/ORC International found. People of all demographics — men, women, rich, poor, young and old — feel that way, according to CNN polling director Keating Holland. “Older Americans — who have lived through more congresses — hold more negative views of the 113th Congress than younger Americans,” he said Thursday. “Republicans, Democrats and independents also agree that this has been the worst session of Congress in their lifetimes.” More than 70 percent of people surveyed say this Congress has so far done nothing to address the country’s problems; one in four people disagreed/Rebecca Shabad, The Hill. More here.

Question: Do you consider the current Congress to be the worst of your lifetime?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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