Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Economy - Approve 57%, Disapprove 32% (CBS/Times 2/18-2/22/09)

Population 1,112 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1112 Adults
Approve 57%
Disapprove 32%
Undecided 11%

How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad, or very bad?

Asked of 1112 Adults
Fairly Bad 30%
Fairly Good 8%
Undecided 2%
Very Bad 61%
Very Good 0%

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

Asked of 1112 Adults
Getting Better 8%
Getting Worse 51%
Staying the Same 40%
Undecided 1%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1112 Adults
Approve 26%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 12%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1112 Adults
Approve 63%
Disapprove 22%
Undecided 15%
Asked of 397 Adults - Democrat
Approve 88%
Disapprove 3%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 315 Adults - Republican
Approve 44%
Disapprove 38%
Undecided 18%
Asked of 400 Adults - independent
Approve 52%
Disapprove 30%
Undecided 18%

Party Identification

Asked of 1112 Adults
Republican 26%
Democrat 36%
independent 32%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1112 Adults
Approve 57%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 26%