Emily Swanson | December 11, 2009
Fox News / Opinion Dynamics
12/8-9/09; 900 registered voters, 3% margin of error
338 Democrats, 5% margin of error
341 Republicans, 5% margin of error
164 independents, 8% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Fox News: Obama, Afghanistan, Health Care)
Job Approval / Disapproval
Vice Pres. Biden: 38 / 35
Sec. of State Clinton: 66 / 22
Congress: 33 / 59 (chart)
Just your best guess -- as of today, do you think Barack Obama will be reelected president in 2012, or not?
44% Yes, 46% No
Do you think the Obama administration has clearly explained what the United States is trying to achieve in Afghanistan?
41% Yes, 53% No
Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama's plan to send thirty thousand additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan to help stabilize the country?
58% Approve, 36% Disapprove
Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama's plan to begin removing U.S. troops from Afghanistan in 2011?
62% Approve, 30% Disapprove
Do you want Congress to pass major health care reform legislation this year or would you rather Congress do nothing on health care for now?
41% Pass legislation, 54% Do nothing
Based on what you know about the health care reform legislation being considered right now, do you favor or oppose the plan?
34% Favor, 57% Oppose (chart)
Party ID 38% Democrat, 38% Republican, 18% independent (chart)