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Congressional approval drops to single digits for first time

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WASHINGTON — Just when it seemed Americans’ approval of Congress could not drop any lower, it did — to 9 percent, the lowest in Gallup’s history of posing the question, the organization said Tuesday.

Positive attitudes about Congress have been hovering in the low double digits for weeks — and, according to one survey, the body now ranks below root canals, cockroaches and traffic jams.

But last month’s government shutdown appeared to show there is no bottom to Americans’ displeasure…

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