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07/13/2010 07:58 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

US: National Survey (CBS 7/9-12)

CBS News 7/9-12/10; 966 adults, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CBS:
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, Economy story, Healthcare story, Afghanistan story, Arizona story)

National

Obama Job Approval
44% Approve, 44% Disapprove (chart)
Dems: 78 / 11 (chart)
Reps: 12 / 81 (chart)
Inds: 38 / 46 (chart)
Economy: 40 / 54 (chart)
Foreign policy: 44 / 41 (chart)
Afghanistan: 43 / 44
Oil Spill: 37 / 53

B.P handling of Gulf Oil Spill
20% Approve, 74% Disapprove

Country's Most Important Problem
38% economy, 7% Wars (Iraq/Afghanistan), 6% Health care, 5% Budget deficit, 5% Oil spill in Gulf

Most Important Economic Problem
38% Jobs and Unemployment, 10% National debt/deficit/spending, 3% Jobs going overseas, 3% Home/housing mortgage crisis

U.S. Economy is
25% Getting better, 26% Getting worse, 48% Staying the same

Condition of the Economy
17% Good, 82% Bad

Healthcare Reform Law
36% Approve, 49% Disapprove (chart)

Should Bank Regulations be Increased
57% Yes, 35% No

New Arizona Law on Illegal Immigration
23% Goes too far, 17% Doesn't go far enough, 57% About right

Should Senate Vote to Confirm Kagan
21% Yes, 19% No, 53% Can't say

Party ID
34% Democrat, 29% Republican, 37% independent (chart)