Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 70%, Right Direction 22% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/25-10/28/13)

Population 800 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.46 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 800 Adults
Right Direction 22%
Wrong Track 70%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 24%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Very Negative 32%
Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 6%
2 Somewhat Positive 16%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 23%
5 Very Negative 30%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 15%
2 Somewhat Positive 22%
3 Neutral 21%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 22%
6 Undecided 2%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 3%
2 Somewhat Positive 14%
3 Neutral 20%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 20%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 5%
2 Somewhat Positive 12%
3 Neutral 17%
4 Somewhat Negative 11%
5 Very Negative 23%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 32%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 2%
2 Somewhat Positive 9%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 14%
5 Very Negative 14%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 39%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 9%
Somewhat Positive 10%
Neutral 16%
Somewhat Negative 8%
Very Negative 22%
Don't know name/Not sure 35%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Neutral 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Undecided 1%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 9%
Somewhat Positive 24%
Neutral 24%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 7%
Undecided 26%

2014 National House Race

Asked of Registered Voters
Republican 41%
Democrat 45%
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 37%
Bad Idea 47%
No Opinion 14%
Undecided 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 18%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 14%
4 independent 17%
5 Lean Republican 14%
6 Republican 8%
7 Strong Republican 12%
8 Other 4%
9 Undecided 2%