POLITICS
01/10/2012 09:47 am ET Updated Mar 11, 2012

US-2012 President: 47% Romney (R), 45% Obama (D) (CBS 1/4-8)

CBS News
1/4-8/12; 1,413 adults, 3% margin of error
1,247 registered voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
CBS story, results

National

Obama Job Approval
45% Approve, 47% Disapprove (chart)
Foreign Policy: 46 / 37 (chart)
Economy: 38 / 55 (chart)

State of the Country
29% Right Direction, 65% Wrong Track (chart)

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

2012 President
49% Obama (D), 41% Gingrich (R) (chart)
48% Obama (D), 41% Huntsman (R)
46% Obama (D), 45% Paul (R)
49% Obama (D), 42% Perry (R)
47% Romney (R), 45% Obama (D) (chart)
47% Obama (D), 43% Santorum (R)

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