Poll: Pelosi still Congress's least popular leader, of course

While she’s much less often in the news these days, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remains Congress’ most disliked leader. But Pelosi earns higher favorables than Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid whose popularity has fallen to its lowest level in over two years.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 28% of Likely U.S. Voters hold a favorable opinion of Pelosi, now the House minority leader, while 63% view her unfavorably. This includes eight percent (8%) with a Very Favorable impression of the San Francisco congresswoman and 45% with a Very Unfavorable one. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Pelosi’s unfavorable ratings have ranged from a low of 52% to a high of 64% since mid-February 2009.