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Americans’ approval of Congress rose slightly to 23 percent in September, the highest level in 2022, according to a new Gallup poll.
The poll found a slight uptick from the 22 percent of Americans who indicated approval of Congress in Gallup’s August survey. The 117th Congress’s lowest approval rating of the year — 16 percent — was recorded in June.
The recent improvements come after Democrats achieved a string of legislative victories over the summer, including bipartisan bills on enacting gun safety measures, boosting the domestic semiconductor industry and expanding health care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits.
Democrats also passed a sweeping tax, clima