Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 59%, Right Direction 31% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/14-1/17/15)

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 31%
Wrong Track 59%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 37%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 16%
Disapprove 76%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 24%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 29%
Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 6%
2 Somewhat Positive 19%
3 Neutral 27%
4 Somewhat Negative 23%
5 Very Negative 23%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 9%
2 Somewhat Positive 26%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 20%
6 Undecided 3%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Positive 27%
Neutral 29%
Negative 40%
Undecided 4%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 5%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Neutral 36%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 16%
Don't know name/Not sure 13%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Neutral 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 2%
2 Somewhat Positive 10%
3 Neutral 25%
4 Somewhat Negative 11%
5 Very Negative 17%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 35%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 3%
2 Somewhat Positive 10%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 17%
5 Very Negative 23%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 23%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 16%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 20%
5 Lean Republican 12%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 6%
9 Undecided 2%