Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 50%, Disapprove 40% (CBS News 1/14-1/17/10)

Population 1,090 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS News
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1090 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 40%
Undecided 10%
Asked of 361 Adults - Democrat
Approve 81%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 311 Adults - Republican
Approve 25%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 10%
Asked of 8 Adults - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 13%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1090 Adults
Right Direction 36%
Wrong Track 55%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1090 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1090 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 38%
Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1090 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1090 Adults
Approve 23%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 14%

Do you think the economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?

Asked of 1090 Adults
Getting Better 24%
Getting Worse 28%
Staying the Same 48%
Undecided 0%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1090 Adults
Favorable 26%
Not Heard Enough 13%
Refused 1%
Undecided 19%
Unfavorable 41%