The sense of Congress is that...

Having a president and Congress controlled by the same party results in too much power in one party's hands and not having to work with the other party to get things done.

157

36%

278

64%

The minority position is that having a president and Congress controlled by the same party allows the two branches to work together, make tough choices, and bring much needed change to the country.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, April 25-April 27, 2010, N=276, margin of error +/-5.65%