POLITICS
03/03/2011 09:33 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

US-Obama Approval: 48% Approve, 46% Disapprove (NBC/WSJ 2/24-28)

NBC News / Wall Street Journal
2/24-28/11; 1,000 adults, 3.1% margin of error
282 likely Republican primary voters
Mode: Live telephone interviews
NBC story, results, WSJ story, results

National

State of the Country
31% Right Direction, 60% Wrong Track (chart)

Obama Job Approval
48% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 46 / 49 (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
22% Approve, 69% Disapprove (chart)

Positive / Negative
Barack Obama: 49 / 35 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 25 / 25 (chart)
Labor Unions: 38 / 36

2012 President: Republican Primary
25% Huckabee
21% Romney
13% Gingrich
12% Palin
6% Paul
3% Pawlenty
3% Daniels
2% Santorum
1% Hunstman

2012 President: General Election
50% Obama, 31% Pawlenty
49% Obama, 40% Romney

Party ID
29% Democrat, 22% Republican, 41% independent (chart)