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Congressional gridlock

In a recent NBC/Wall St Journal poll , 60% of Americans want to replace every single member of Congress including their own representative. That is the highest ever figure received in that poll. And according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll the approval rating for Congress is at an all time low of just 5% with 83% disapproving of the job they are doing. The federal government is currently shutdown, Congress was unable to pass a federal budget, the debt limit is once again looming and things look very bleak. The American people are disgusted with Congress, all of the partisanship and endless bickering with nothing ever getting accomplished! No wonder Congressional approval rating is at its lowest point ever! This government shutdown makes the US look bad and could possibly affect our credit rating. No one wants to compromise, no one wants to work together; Congress only cares about giving out sound bites and appearing on cable TV news program scoring political poi