A new poll found Americans are more fed up with Washington, D.C. than ever. Now, East Tennesseans weigh in on the disarray on Capitol Hill and the White House.
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00:00 Stopped the fight when you don't with the visas --
00:02 recoveries. A new low for politics as usual and the leader
00:07 of the free world what new poll numbers say about the
00:09 president congress and a massive frustration thank you for watching I'm
00:13 John Becker. Robert will -- on assignment tonight ahead of this
00:17 week. And the November election new numbers to sum up the
00:21 nation's mood in two words that up. The NBC and Wall
00:25 Street Journal poll says more than 70% of Americans think the
00:28 country's headed in the wrong direction. WB IR ten news reporter
00:32 Heidi -- dog joins us Heidi you spoke with people on
00:35 markets where about those numbers they agree. -- ally of the
00:38 comments from the -- similar to the ones I receive while
00:41 talking to people in markets where. The most common subjects they
00:43 brought up was congress. Markets where may be miles away from
00:51 DC couldn't -- happened at home there is affecting opinion here.
00:55 And NBC news Wall Street Journal poll shows a majority of
00:59 Americans are fed up with the country's politics. In fact 57%
01:03 of people who are polled said something upset them so much
01:06 they'd be willing to hold a protest sign for the day.
01:09 So we ask you what would your sign saying I think
01:12 that congress right now is not doing is being. It's that
01:15 -- -- personal agenda fight it's the seventh straight year congress
01:20 approval level has been below 15%. Kicked congress out of DC
01:25 and -- they learn to come together. To take care of
01:30 the needs. Of all with the. I said its third reading.
01:35 71% of the people polled think our economic problems are because
01:39 elected officials in Washington can't get things done it's. Our first
01:44 really isn't compromise at all foreigner cover art for the people
01:47 that picture in our office. And pollsters say the discontent comes
01:51 from the lingering effects of the Great Recession as wells --
01:54 loss of faith in the country's politicians please elect more teachers
01:58 for public. Office and when it comes to education almost 30%
02:02 say they have more than 5000 dollars in student loan debt.
02:05 For either themselves or their children. A mother is as single
02:08 mother. And that kind of college but no matter how you
02:12 write it more scholarships and grant money to -- people that
02:15 can't afford -- you have universities many Americans do not feel
02:20 their voices. Are being -- President Obama's approval rating has hit
02:25 a new low of 40% but it's pretty much dead even
02:28 between if voters prefer Republican controlled congress verses -- Wanting Democrats
02:33 in charge.