Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 66%, Disapprove 24% (CBS/Times 4/1-4/5/09)

Population 998 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 66%
Disapprove 24%
Undecided 10%
Asked of 349 Adults - Democrat
Approve 89%
Disapprove 7%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 264 Adults - Republican
Approve 31%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 15%
Asked of 385 Adults - independent
Approve 63%
Disapprove 24%
Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 34%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 26%
Disapprove 64%
Undecided 10%

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

Asked of 998 Adults
Getting Better 20%
Getting Worse 34%
Staying the Same 43%
Undecided 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 998 Adults
Right Direction 39%
Wrong Track 53%
Undecided 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 998 Adults
Republican 26%
Democrat 36%
independent 32%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 59%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 22%