Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 61%, Right Direction 30% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 8/26-8/30/10)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 30%
Wrong Track 61%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 39%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 5%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 21%
Disapprove 71%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 26%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 27%
Undecided 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 18%
2 Democrat 13%
3 Lean Democrat 8%
4 independent 14%
5 Lean Republican 8%
6 Republican 11%
7 Strong Republican 16%
8 Other 10%
9 Undecided 2%