Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 54%, Right Direction 34% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/10-1/14/10)

Population 1,002 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1002 Adults
Right Direction 34%
Wrong Track 54%
Mixed (vol) 10%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1002 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1002 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1002 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 37%
Undecided 13%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1002 Adults
Approve 21%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 12%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1002 Adults
Approve 38%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 7%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1002 Adults
Very Positive 29%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 19%
Undecided 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1002 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1002 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 18%
2 Democrat 9%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 22%
5 Lean Republican 11%
6 Republican 8%
7 Strong Republican 11%
8 Other 5%
9 Undecided 3%

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 1002 Adults
Good Idea 33%
Bad Idea 46%
No Opinion 18%
Undecided 3%