Congressional approval rating en Schock Says Congress Reflects Polarized Nation <p>With congress in recess, Illinois Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) took a two week tour of his district conducting town hall style "listening sessions," stopping in Macomb on Tuesday. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:19:55 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38898 at Schock Says Congress Reflects Polarized Nation Bi-Partisan Disapproval of Congress <p>If there’s anyone as unpopular as the NFL’s replacement referees this fall, it’s Congress.</p><p>After all, “action” such as Senate Republicans on Sept. 19 killing the veterans jobs bill –endorsed by the American Legion (and co-written by four GOP Senators who followed orders and voted against it!) – may be one reason, tied to the GOP’s strategy to stall or stop government, apparently hatched in a 2009 meeting.</p><p>Some 9 out of 10 Americans disapprove of Congress, according to a new Gallup poll. Before 2007, the disapproval rating topped 80 percent only twice.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:52:47 +0000 Bill Knight 22737 at Bi-Partisan Disapproval of Congress