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Negative View of Federal Government Hits New High in Gallup Poll

Posted By yihan On August 30, 2011 @ 2:14 am In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Terence P. Jeffrey
CNSNews [1]
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

CNSNews.com) – The percentage of Americans telling the Gallup poll they have a negative view of the federal government has hit a new high, Gallup reported today.

In a survey conducted Aug. 11-14, Gallup asked American adults whether their overall view of the federal government was very positive, somewhat positive, neutral, somewhat negative or very negative.

A total of 63 percent said they had a negative view of the federal government, including 34 percent who said they had a somewhat negative view and 29 percent who said they had a very negative view.

That is the highest negative rating the federal government has received since Gallup starting asking people to rate their view of the government in an August 2003 survey. Gallup has asked the same question about the federal government every August since then.

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