AP Poll Obama Congress

April 18, 2013 - 12:30 PM
FILE - In this April 17, 2013 file photo, President Barack speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama's re-election glow is gone. Congress' reputation remains dismal. And only about one in five Americans say they trust the government to do what's right most of the time, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds. Most adults disapprove of Obama's handling of the federal deficit, a festering national problem. But they also dislike key proposals to reduce deficit spending, including a slower growth in Social Security benefits and changes to Medicare. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)