Talking Point: Congress Hits a Low Point

November 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses the 2006 mid-term Congressional elections. A "New York Times" poll found that only 25 percent of Americans surveyed approved of how Congress is doing its job, suggesting that Democrats will take control of Congress. The poll found that most people could not name a single major piece of legislation that cleared the current Congress, with sixty-five percent of Republicans saying that most members of Congress had not done a good enough job to deserve re-election and that it was time to give others a chance.


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