The Washington Post

Only about a third of Republicans think leaders are keeping campaign promises.

When political parties look political to the public, they lose.

  • Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
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  • Oct 11, 2013
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As President Obama aims to focus public attention on the economy once again, House and Senate Republicans have offered two different critiques in an effort to undermine his message.

A slim majority of Americans say President Obama is focusing on things that matter to them personally, while a clear majority say Republicans in Congress are not, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows.