A new Gallup poll found that most Americans don't think U.S. Congressmen deserve new terms in office, with the figure hitting a record high.
Reaching the highest level since Gallup started asking the question 19 years ago, 76% of those surveyed say Congressmen don't deserve to be elected to office again. That is six points higher than when the question was asked right after the debt ceiling debate in August. When broken down by party, Independents led the pack with 82% saying congressmen should not be re-elected; 75% of Republicans and 68% of Democrats agreed.
Just 20% of respondents agreed that most congressmen should be re-elected, which is a record low.