Fox News poll: Pelosi, McConnell face of negative reviews heading into the new term

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After a controversial election that saw the Democrats win back the house and the Republicans retain the Senate, the voters of both parties in Congress-leader-negative, according to the latest Fox News poll.

Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell receives the worst rating of the leaders in the survey were included, with a net-negative 16 (28 percent favorable vs. 44 percent unfavorable). He is followed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (36 favorable vs. 48 unfavorable) and the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (28 cheap compared to 40 unfavorable) — both net negative 12.


House majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has a net negative rating of 4 (19% favorable vs. 23% unfavorable), but he remains mostly unknown to rate voters, over half in the position, he (57 percent).

It’s all bad news, though. While the reviews for the Pelosi and McConnell will remain under water, the new survey shows, they have both gained in popularity since August. Polling was conducted Sunday through Tuesday, with most interviews completed prior to Pelosi and Schumer is fighters meet in the White house on Tuesday.

Pelosi’s favorability is up 7 points since August, going from 29 percent to 36 percent. That is almost a record 37 percent cheaper in March 2007 (approximately two months after the first time speaker).

McConnell saw a similar boost of 6 points, and now has a record favorable to 28 percent. His previous high at the beginning of this year (January 2018), with 25 percent.

y loyalty and the independent, are largely responsible for the gains. In August, 46 percent of Democrats and 16 percent of the independent, viewed Pelosi favorably. Today, he is 57 and 29 per cent. For McConnell, 36 percent of Republicans and 11 percent of the selfemployed viewed him favorably in August; today these figures stand at 45% and 27%.

Schumer reviews brave.

Among isans

Pelosi receives 57 percent favorable for the Democrats. This is higher than the Schumer-the 40 percent under the Democrats and McConnell 45 percent under the Republicans. McCarthy is 29 per cent among the party faithful.

For comparison, the Republicans and Donald Trump give a 75-point net positive rating: 87 percent favorable to 12 percent unfavorable.

Overall, the views from trump are slightly negative, with 46% of voters have a positive image of him, while 52 percent unfavorable.


The Christmas season is preparing in full swing and companies are hosting parties and families to come together. Will play the policy role, the people choose to spend time with this year?

Not so much.

Two-thirds of voters (66 percent) say that the political views of friends and family is not a factor at all.

However, for 27 percent of the policy is a factor (13 per cent, is “an important factor” vs. 14 percent, “a minor factor”).

Those most likely to say that it is a factor of nonwhites (38 percent), voters under 45 years of age (37 percent), Democrats (35 percent), and urban voters (35 percent).

The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,006 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from December 9-11, 2018. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.

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