July 2013 Washington Post-ABC News poll: Obama, GOP, immigration and health care

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 Obama is handling immigration issues?

No opinion

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)?

No opinion

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

No opinion

Q: (ASKED OF REPUBLICANS AND GOP-LEANING INDEPENDENTS) In your view, is the leadership of the Republican Party currently taking the party in the (right direction) or in the (wrong direction)?

No opinion

Q: (ASKED OF DEMOCRATS AND DEM-LEANING INDEPENDENTS) In your view, is the leadership of the Democratic Party currently taking the party in the (right direction) or in the (wrong direction)?

No opinion

Q: What's more important to you - that political leaders (stick with their positions on important issues, even if it means a lack of cooperation between Democrats and Republicans); or that political leaders (try to cooperate across party lines, even if it means compromising on important issues)?

No opinion

Q: As you may know, the U.S. Senate passed an immigration law that includes (a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants now living in the United States), and (stricter border control at a cost of 46 billion dollars). Given what you know about it, do you support or oppose the immigration law passed by the Senate?

No opinion

Q: The immigration law now is in the House of Representatives. Would you rather see the House (have an up-or-down vote on the Senate plan), or (break the Senate plan into individual pieces to be considered separately)?

Q: Say the House does NOT approve a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Would you feel (relieved) or (disappointed)? (IF YES:) Would you be angry about that, or disappointed but not angry?

Q: (IF DISAPPOINTED Who would you mainly blame for that - (Obama, for not winning the needed votes) or (the Republicans in the House, for leading the opposition)?

Q: Overall, do you support or oppose the federal law making changes to the health care system?

No opinion

Q: The federal government has delayed for 1 year the requirement that companies with 50 or more employees have to provide health insurance to their employees or pay a fine. Do you approve or disapprove of the delay in this requirement?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this delay (means that the overall health care law is so flawed it should be dropped), or do you think this (is just something that happens when changes are made in a complex system)?

No opinion

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

 
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