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 1000 Adults
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 57%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 14%
Disapprove 81%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 31%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 26%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 17%
2 Somewhat Positive 27%
3 Neutral 17%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 6%
2 Somewhat Positive 20%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 24%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 13%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
1 Very Positive 20%
2 Somewhat Positive 21%
3 Neutral 17%
4 Somewhat Negative 16%
5 Very Negative 21%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 5%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
1 Very Positive 3%
2 Somewhat Positive 15%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 22%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
1 Very Positive 4%
2 Somewhat Positive 12%
3 Neutral 20%
4 Somewhat Negative 10%
5 Very Negative 18%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 36%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
1 Very Positive 8%
2 Somewhat Positive 18%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 10%
5 Very Negative 27%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 15%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
1 Very Positive 2%
2 Somewhat Positive 10%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 11%
5 Very Negative 11%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 44%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 22%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 19%
5 Lean Republican 11%
6 Republican 8%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 2%
9 Undecided 2%