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
Right Direction 14%
Wrong Track 78%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 7%
2 Somewhat Positive 17%
3 Neutral 21%
4 Somewhat Negative 24%
5 Very Negative 29%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 14%
2 Somewhat Positive 25%
3 Neutral 18%
4 Somewhat Negative 20%
5 Very Negative 20%
6 Undecided 3%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 5%
2 Somewhat Positive 12%
3 Neutral 20%
4 Somewhat Negative 17%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 21%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 5%
2 Somewhat Positive 16%
3 Neutral 13%
4 Somewhat Negative 12%
5 Very Negative 20%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 34%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

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

2014 National House Race

Asked of 688 Registered Voters
Republican 39%
Democrat 47%
Undecided 14%

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 800 Adults
Good Idea 38%
Bad Idea 43%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 17%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 15%
4 independent 19%
5 Lean Republican 13%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 12%
8 Other 4%
9 Undecided 2%