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Confidence In Congress At Historic Low

For the last 35 years, Gallup has asked Americans how much “confidence” they have in institutions of all sorts (military, schools, media, banks, even Health Maintenance Organizations – HMOs).

This year, Congress hit a new milestone: not only is it the lowest of the 16 institutions tested this year, but at 12 percent, its confidence rating is the worst Gallup has ever measured.

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