A new Gallup poll
has found that Republican party
favorability has reached its highest level in seven years. 45 percent of the U.S. public have a favorable view of the GOP, a nine-point gain on 36 percent last September. According to Gallup, this is the party's most positive image since January 2011 when its public popularity was 47 percent. The following infographic compares favorability levels for both U.S. parties.