Emily Swanson | December 16, 2009
Obama Job Approval
50% Approve, 45% Disapprove (chart)
State of the Country
34% Right Direction, 57% Wrong Track (chart)
2010 House: Generic Ballot
42% Republican, 41% Democrat (chart)
Congressional Job Approval
24% Approve, 68% Disapprove (chart)
Do you prefer to have:
41% Divided government where Congress is controlled by one party and the White House is controlled by a different political party
38% Unified government where Congress and the White House are controlled by the same political party?
Which of the following statements best describes your views on health care...
5% No change is needed
29% Only minor changes are needed for the current health care system
49% Major changes are needed for the current health care system
14% Our current health system needs to be replaced with a new system
Based on what you have seen, read, and heard, do you think that the country would benefit from these health care reforms if they are enacted?
49% Yes, 44% No
Based on what you have seen, read, and heard, do you think that you and your family would benefit from these health care reforms if they are enacted?
40% Yes, 52% No
As you may have heard, Congress recently passed a law that creates a market for businesses to buy and sell energy usage credits. Some have called this law, "cap and trade" while others have called this law the energy and climate bill. Based on what you know about this law, would you say that you favor or oppose this law?
22% Favor, 40% Oppose
Sample A: Please tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: The economic stimulus legislation passed by Congress is working.
34% Agree, 62% Disagree
Sample B: Please tell me if you agree or disagree with this statement: President Obama's economic stimulus legislation is working.
40% Agree, 54% Disagree
36% Democrat, 27% Republican, 37% independent (chart)