Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 56%, Right Direction 35% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/13-1/17/11)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 56%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 29%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 15%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 18%
Undecided 1%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Negative 49%
Neutral 21%
Positive 27%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 20%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 18%
5 Lean Republican 11%
6 Republican 9%
7 Strong Republican 12%
8 Other 7%
9 Undecided 2%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 1000 Adults
Barbour 2%
Daniels 3%
Gingrich 10%
Huckabee 18%
Not Voting 6%
Other 2%
Palin 14%
Paul 8%
Pawlenty 5%
Romney 19%
Santorum 3%
Thune 1%
Undecided 8%

2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 1000 Adults
Huckabee 41%
Not Voting 1%
Obama I 51%
Other 4%
Undecided 3%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Gingrich 35%
Not Voting 1%
Obama I 54%
Other 5%
Undecided 5%

From what you have heard about Barack Obama's health care plan, do you think his plan is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.

Asked of 1000 Adults
Good Idea 39%
Bad Idea 39%
No Opinion 21%
Undecided 1%