CNN Poll: People Trust Republicans Over Obama, Democrats

According to a new CNN poll, 40% of Americans have confidence in Republicans in Congress to handle the nation’s issues. That contrasts with just 35% for Obama and just 15% for congressional Democrats.

Going further, while 61% of poll respondents say they hope Obama’s policies will succeed, a plurality of 47% say they think his policies will ultimately fail:

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