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Poll: US Congressional Approval at 5 Percent

With no end to the U.S. fiscal crisis in sight, a new poll indicates only 5 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is doing its job. The poll also found 62 percent of the 1,200 surveyed blame Republicans for the partial U.S. government shutdown. The Associated Press and GfK poll also found 37 percent approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing. On Tuesday, as the country faces a deadline to raise the debt ceiling or default on its debts, President Obama tried to reassure the ...

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