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US-2012 President: 49% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (NYT/CBS 9/8-9/12)

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The New York Times/CBS News
9/8/12-9/12/12; 1301 adults, 1,170 registered voters, 1,162 likely voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
NYT release

National

2012 President
49% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (chart)

Obama Job Approval
51% Approve, 42% Disapprove (chart)
Foreign Policy: 50/36 (chart)
Economy: 45/47 (chart)

State of the Country
40% Right direction, 54% Wrong track (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
16% Approve, 74% Disapprove (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 45 / 41 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 33 / 40 (chart)
Joe Biden: 34 / 34 (chart)
Paul Ryan: 26 / 27 (chart)

From what you've heard or read, do you approve or disapprove of the health care law that was enacted in 2010?
42% approve, 46% disapprove (chart)