Morning Consult which does a quarterly poll measuring the approval and disapproval numbers for U.S. senators just published their most recent poll. The results are not good for WV Democrat Joe Manchin whose difference between approval and disapproval showed the biggest decline:
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who is up for re-election in a state where 58 percent of voters approved of President Donald Trump during the first quarter, now finds himself 1 point underwater — 43 percent approve, 44 percent disapprove — after a net slide of 17 points from fourth quarter, the biggest decline of any senator during that period.
(In case you are interested, Vermont's Bernie Sanders had the best numbers (72% approve, 23% disapprove) and Kentucky's Mitch McConnell (34% approve, 52% disapprove) had the worst numbers.)
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