B.P handling of Gulf Oil Spill
13% Approve, 79% Disapprove
Congress Job Approval
19% Approve, 70% Disapprove (chart)
"Do most members of Congress deserve re-election"
9% yes, 79% no
Obama's response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
2% too quick, 61% too slow, 32% about right
How much does Obama care about people affected by oil spill
43% a lot, 32% some, 14% not much, 8% not much at all
Trust more to handle oil spill
27% BP, 56% federal government, 5% both equally, 9% neither
"Would you favor allowing increased drilling for oil and natural gas off the U.S. coast, or do you think the costs and risks are too great?"
42% favor, 49% costs, risks too great
"Do you think the United States is too dependent on other countries for oil, or not?"
93% yes, 5% no
"Right now, which do you think should be a higher priority for the government -- protecting the environment, or developing new sources of energy?"
29% environment, 49% energy, 20% both equally
State of the Country
32% right direction, 60% wrong track (chart)
32% Democrat, 29% Republican, 39% independent (chart)