President Obama is struggling with his lowest approval ratings yet on the economy. But Republicans in Congress get even lower ratings. A bare majority of those polled supports his new jobs program, and nearly six in 10 think it would improve the jobs situation in the country. Read related article.

Source: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2011, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults. These results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus four percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York | The Washington Post October 4, 2011
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