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US-Obama Approval: 43% Approve, 50% Disapprove (CBS/Times 9/10-15)

09/18/2011 08:16 am 08:16:43 | Updated Nov 18, 2011

CBS News / New York Times
9/10-15/11; 1452 adults, 3% margin of error
747 likely Republican primary voters
1356 registered voters
Mode: Live telephone interviews
CBS Obama story, Republican primary story, State of the Country story, Congress story, results; New York Times story, results

National

Obama Job Approval
43% Approve, 50% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 34 / 57 (chart)

State of the Country
23% Right Direction, 72% Wrong Track (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
12% Approve, 80% Disapprove (chart)

Obama Favorable Rating
39% Favorable, 42% Unfavorable (chart)

2012 President: Republican Primary
23% Perry
16% Romney
7% Bachmann
5% Cain
5% Paul
3% Palin (vol)
2% Huckabee (vol)
1% Huntsman
1% Santorum
1% Christie (vol)
1% McCain (vol)
(chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable (among RVs)
Michele Bachmann: 19 / 36
Herman Cain: 14 / 14
Newt Gingrich: 19 / 46
Jon Hunstman: 9 / 18
Sarah Palin: 20 / 62 (chart)
Ron Paul: 17 / 31
Rick Perry: 21 / 29
Mitt Romney: 25 / 29 (chart)
Rick Santorum: 7 / 19

Favorable / Unfavorable (among Republican primary voters)
Michele Bachmann: 35 / 21
Herman Cain: 30 / 10
Newt Gingrich: 39 / 33
Jon Hunstman: 10 / 21
Sarah Palin: 36 / 39
Ron Paul: 21 / 34
Rick Perry: 44 / 9
Mitt Romney: 45 / 17
Rick Santorum: 15 / 13

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