Emily Swanson | January 14, 2010
State of the Country
34% Right Direction, 55% Wrong Track (chart)
Obama Job Approval
47% Approve, 45% Disapprove (chart)
And, if the election for President in 2012 were held today, would you ...?
39% Definitely/Probably vote to re-elect Obama
50% Definitely/Probably vote for someone else
And, in general, who do you trust more to develop solutions to the country's economic challenges... President Obama OR Republicans in Congress?
55% Obama, 26% Republicans in Congress
Had John McCain won the presidency, do you think the policies that he would have pursued over the last 12 months would have left the country in...
36% About the same shape as it is now under Obama
32% Worse shape than it is now under Obama
24% Better shape than it is now under Obama
And, on the topic of health care, as you understand it, do you support or oppose the current legislation to reform health care in the U.S. currently being considered by Congress and the Senate? Do you support/oppose strongly or somewhat?
45% Support, 46% Oppose (chart)