Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 35% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/12-1/15/13)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 57%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 14%
Disapprove 81%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Negative 11%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Very Negative 26%
Very Positive 31%
Neutral 11%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Positive 17%
Somewhat Negative 19%
Very Negative 19%
Somewhat Positive 27%
Undecided 1%
Neutral 17%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%
Very Positive 6%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Somewhat Negative 24%
Very Negative 25%
Neutral 24%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 13%
Neutral 19%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 adults
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 5%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Very Negative 21%
Neutral 17%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 adults
Very Positive 3%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Somewhat Negative 18%
Very Negative 19%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 22%
Neutral 23%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 adults
Very Positive 4%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Somewhat Positive 12%
Very Negative 18%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 36%
Neutral 20%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 adults
Very Positive 8%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 15%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Very Negative 27%
Neutral 22%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 adults
Very Positive 2%
Somewhat Positive 10%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 11%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 44%
Neutral 22%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 10%
Republican 8%
LR Lean Republican (R) 11%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 13%
SR Strong Republican (R) 13%
independent 19%
SD Strong Democrat (D) 22%
Other 2%
Undecided 2%