Q: Do you think things in this country (are generally going in the right direction) or do you feel things (have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track)?
Question 14 of 60
In this poll:
Conservatives cheer Ryan pick and are now more enthusiastic about Romney's candidacy. Click "detailed" view for breakdowns by political and demographic groups.
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone August 22-25, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results for the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus four points. The error margin is also four points for the sample of 857 registered voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.