How coronavirus changed Congress

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States, Congress has seen a jump in its approval ratings. Chris Cillizza explains why this is the perfect example of why people don’t like the government until they need them.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Congress Job Approval Highest Since 2009
https://news.gallup.com/poll/311129/congress-job-approval-highest-2009.aspx

House passes coronavirus relief bill after Trump announces his support
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/politics/coronavirus-relief-congress/index.html
Trump signs coronavirus relief legislation into law
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/18/politics/coronavirus-congress-relief-senate-house/index.html

Health Institutions Still Rated Best for COVID-19 Response
https://news.gallup.com/poll/309614/health-institutions-rated-best-covid-response.aspx

Congress Job Approval Highest Since 2009
https://news.gallup.com/poll/311129/congress-job-approval-highest-2009.aspx

Clinton says era of big government is ‚over‘ in 1996 State of the Union
https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/clinton-says-era-of-big-government-is-over-in-1996-state-of-the-union/2014/01/22/da7c0cb4-83b6-11e3-8099-9181471f7aaf_video.html

Republicans pump brakes on new coronavirus stimulus spending
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/19/politics/coronavirus-stimulus-congress/index.html

House approves $3 trillion Covid aid bill and historic rules change to allow remote voting
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/15/politics/house-vote-covid-aid-3-trillion-remote-voting/index.html

Americans‘ Trust in Mass Media Edges Down to 41%
https://news.gallup.com/poll/267047/americans-trust-mass-media-edges-down.aspx

Poll finds Americans disapprove of media’s handling of coronavirus. But its the same polarized picture as ever
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2020/03/27/poll-finds-americans-disapprove-medias-handling-coronavirus-its-same-polarized-picture-ever/

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