SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone March 26-29 among a random national sample of 1,000 adults including users of both conventional and cellular phones. Results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa.
| The Washington Post - March 31, 2009
Blame for Downturn Not Fixed on Obama Article | The number of Americans who believe that the nation is headed in the right direction has roughly tripled since Barack Obama's election, and the public overwhelmingly blames the excesses of the financial industry, rather than the new president, for turmoil in the economy, according to a new Washin...