Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 46%, Right Direction 42% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 6/12-6/15/09)

Population 1,008 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1008 Adults
Right Direction 42%
Wrong Track 46%
Mixed (vol) 9%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1008 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 34%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1008 Adults
Approve 29%
Disapprove 57%
Undecided 14%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1008 Adults
Very Positive 41%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 17%
Undecided 0%

Party Identification

Asked of 1008 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 21%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 18%
5 Lean Republican 9%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 14%
8 Other 7%
9 Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 504 Adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 38%
Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1008 Adults
Approve 54%
Disapprove 36%
Undecided 10%

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 1008 Adults
Good Idea 33%
Bad Idea 32%
No Opinion 30%
Undecided 5%