Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 46% (CBS/Times 9/8-9/12/12)

Population 1,301 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,162 likely voters
Barack Obama 49%
Mitt Romney 46%
Undecided 4%

2) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,301 adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 7%

3) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,301 adults
Right Direction 40%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 6%

4) Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,301 adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 36%
Undecided 15%

5) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,301 adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 8%

6) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,301 adults
Approve 16%
Disapprove 74%
Undecided 10%

7) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,170 registered voters
Favorable 45%
Unfavorable 41%
Haven't heard enough 2%
Undecided 11%
Refused 1%

8) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,170 registered voters
Favorable 33%
Unfavorable 40%
Not Heard Enough 10%
Undecided 16%

9) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,170 registered voters
Favorable 34%
Unfavorable 34%
Not Heard Enough 16%
Undecided 15%
Refused 1%

10) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,170 registered voters
Favorable 26%
Unfavorable 27%
Not Heard Enough 33%
Undecided 13%

11) Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,301 adults
Oppose 46%
Support 42%
Undecided 12%

12) Party Identification

Asked of 1,301 adults
Democrat 35%
Republican 22%
independent 36%
Undecided 7%