The. Most. Unpopular. Congress. Ever.

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A new CNN/Opinion Research poll finds the approval rating for Congress is just 14%, the lowest rating ever found in the poll and one of just three times that congressional approval has slipped below 20%.

The other two times? Congressional approval was 18% in March 1992and 19% in June 1979.

The Fix: “If (and that’s a big “if”) that mood holds through November 2012, we could be looking at a political cataclysm of epic proportions.”

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