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Obama approval, Congress and the sequester

Poll Questions

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling the economy?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is doing its job?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are doing their job?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are doing their job?

No opinion

Q: Who do you trust to do a better job handling the economy - (Obama) or (the Republicans in Congress)?

Q: Who do you trust to do a better job handling immigration issues - (Obama) or (the Republicans in Congress)?

Q: Who do you trust to do a better job handling the issue of gun control - (Obama) or (the Republicans in Congress)?

Q: In terms of your own personal experience, do you feel the economy has or has not begun to recover?

No opinion

Q: When it comes to finding the right balance between (cutting government spending that is not needed) and (continuing government spending that is needed), who do you trust to do a better job?

Q: Automatic across-the-board cuts in federal spending have begun to take effect because Obama and the Republicans in Congress were unable to reach a budget agreement last week. Overall do you approve or disapprove of these budget cuts taking place?

No opinion

Q: Who do you think is mainly responsible for these cuts occurring – (Obama) or (the Republicans in Congress)?

Q: Have you personally felt any negative impact of these budget cuts, or not? (IF YES:) Has it been a major impact or minor?

Q: Just your best guess, do you think the budget cuts will hurt the economy, or not? (IF YES:) Do you think they’'ll hurt it a great deal, or somewhat?

Q: Just your best guess, do you think the budget cuts will hurt the your personal finances, or not? (IF YES:) Do you think they'’ll hurt it a great deal, or somewhat?

Q: Just your best guess, do you think the budget cuts will hurt the the government's ability to provide basic services, or not? (IF YES:) Do you think they'’ll hurt it a great deal, or somewhat?

Q: Just your best guess, do you think the budget cuts will hurt the the U.S. military, or not? (IF YES:) Do you think they'’ll hurt it a great deal, or somewhat?

Q: Do you think Obama and the Republicans should (work to try to avoid these budget cuts from continuing), or (let the budget cuts proceed)?

No opinion

Q: As part of a budget agreement that would replace these across-the-board budget cuts, would you support or oppose limiting the deductions businesses can take to reduce their federal income taxes?

No opinion

Q: As part of a budget agreement that would replace these across-the-board budget cuts, would you support or oppose limiting the deductions higher-income individuals can take to reduce their federal income taxes?

No opinion

Q: As part of a budget agreement that would replace these across-the-board budget cuts, would you support or oppose cutting military spending in a more targeted way?

No opinion

Q: As part of a budget agreement that would replace these across-the-board budget cuts, would you support or oppose cutting spending on Medicaid, which is the government health insurance program for the poor?

No opinion

Q: As part of a budget agreement that would replace these across-the-board budget cuts, would you support or oppose raising the age for Medicare coverage from 65 to 67?

No opinion

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

 
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