Emily Swanson | January 14, 2010
Fox News / Opinion Dynamics
1/12-13/10; 900 registered voters, 3% margin of error
352 Democrats, 5% margin of error
307 Republicans, 6% margin of error
182 independents, 7% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Fox News release)
Congress Job Approval
27% Approve, 63% Disapprove (chart)
State of the Country
35% Satisfied, 64% Dissatisfied (chart)
Overall, do you think the country is better off or worse off today than it was a year ago?
45% Better, 39% Worse
Are you and your family better off or worse off today than you were a year ago?
28% Better, 33% Worse
As of now, do you think Barack Obama is meeting, exceeding or falling below expectations?
36% Meeting, 6% Exceeding, 50% Falling below
Is President Obama a stronger leader than you expected, a weaker leader, or about what you expected?
14% Stronger, 20% Weaker, 62% Same
If John McCain had become president, do you think he would be doing a better job, a worse job, or about the same kind of job as President Obama?
26% Better, 40% Worse, 27% Same
If Hillary Clinton had become president, do you think she would be doing a better job, a worse job, or about the same kind of job as President Obama?
25% Better, 21% Worse, 48% Same
Do you think the Obama administration has made the economy better or worse?
40% Better, 26% Worse
39% Democrat, 34% Republican, 20% independent (chart)