Americans fed up with Washington, Obama, Republicans and Democrats: Poll

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Washington, May 26(ANI): A new poll has revealed that Americans are frustrated with nearly everyone in Washington, including President Barack Obama, Congress, and the Democratic and Republican parties, and have become increasingly pessimistic about what the future holds.

According to the CBS News poll, seven in ten Americans are dissatisfied with the way things are going in Washington, including 22 percent who say they are "angry" about the situation.

The poll further highlighted that the president's job approval rating has fallen to 47 percent, and Americans no longer say he shares their priorities for the country.

The percentage that says Obama shares their priorities has fallen to 45 percent, a drop of 13 points from October, while the percentage who say that he 'does not' has risen to 47 percent, up from 38 percent seven months ago.

It also found that just 15 percent overall approve of the job being done by Congress.

Meanwhile, opinions about the Republicans and Democrats are at or near historic lows, as 55 percent of those surveyed hold unfavorable views of Republicans, and 54 percent hold unfavorable views of Democrats. (ANI)

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