April 29th, 2009
10:08 PM ET
6 years ago

CNN Poll: House of Rep. Grade

(CNN) - A new national poll suggests that Americans think the performance of the House of Representatives deserves a grade of C.

The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey, released Wednesday as the Obama administration marks 100 days in office, asked respondents to use a grading scale of A, B, C, D and F, where A is excellent and F is very poor.

Eight percent of those questioned gave the U.S. House of Representatives an A, 29 percent a B, 38 percent a C, 15 percent a D and 10 percent a F. The grade averaged out to a C.

The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll was conducted April 23-26, with 2,019 adult Americans questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus two percentage points.


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  1. KATHLEEN

    It's hard to grade them because they worked with the Bush Administration
    Mess to clean up. If you look at it that way, the job was a huge one,
    so, maybe they can have an A.

    April 29, 2009 11:25 pm at 11:25 pm |
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