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Thirty-five percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, the highest Gallup has measured since May 2009.

Congress' job approval rating has improved to 25%, the highest since early June.

The public's mood has soured since November as President Trump's job approval rating has fallen four points to 39%. However, Joe Biden's transition approval is 65%.

by Frank Newport

What average Americans would say in a letter to their elected representatives.

A majority of U.S. registered voters, 56%, believe President Donald Trump does not deserve to be reelected, while 43% say he does.

A record 41% of U.S adults prefer that the same party control the presidency and Congress. Meanwhile, 23% say it is better to have divided party control, and 32% say it makes no difference.

by Frank Newport

Americans agree that their government should take immediate action in a number of specific problem areas.