Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 78%, Right Direction 14% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/7-10/9/13)

Population 800 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.46 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 800 adults
Wrong Track 78%
Right Direction 14%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 800 adults
Disapprove 48%
Approve 47%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Very Negative 30%
Very Positive 26%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Neutral 11%
Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Very Negative 29%
Somewhat Negative 24%
Neutral 21%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Very Positive 7%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Somewhat Positive 25%
Somewhat Negative 20%
Very Negative 20%
Neutral 18%
Very Positive 14%
Undecided 3%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Very Negative 25%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 21%
Neutral 20%
Somewhat Negative 17%
Somewhat Positive 12%
Very Positive 5%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 34%
Very Negative 20%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Positive 5%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Don't know name/Not sure 44%
Very Negative 20%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 8%
Somewhat Positive 7%
Very Positive 7%

2014 National House Race

Asked of 688 registered voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 39%
Undecided 14%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 800 adults
Bad Idea 43%
Good Idea 38%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 adults
independent 19%
SD Strong Democrat (D) 17%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 15%
LR Lean Republican (R) 13%
SR Strong Republican (R) 12%
Democrat 11%
Republican 7%
Other 4%
Undecided 2%