TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President? (*Pre Bin Laden killing, **Post Bin Laden killing) App Dis DK/NA Jul 02, 2014 40 53 7 Apr 02, 2014 42 50 8 Jan 22, 2014 40 54 6 Jan 08, 2014 41 53 7 Dec 10, 2013 38 57 6 Nov 12, 2013 39 54 7 Oct 01, 2013 45 49 6 Aug 02, 2013 46 48 6 Jul 11, 2013 44 48 8 May 30, 2013 45 49 6 May 01, 2013 48 45 8 Apr 03, 2013 49 45 6 Mar 07, 2013 45 46 9 Feb 08, 2013 46 45 9 Dec 06, 2012 53 40 8 Jul 11, 2012 45 49 6 Apr 19, 2012 47 48 5 Feb 23, 2012 45 49 5 Nov 23, 2011 44 50 6 Nov 02, 2011 47 49 4 Oct 06, 2011 41 55 4 Sep 01, 2011 42 52 6 Jul 14, 2011 47 46 7 Jun 09, 2011 47 46 7 May 05, 2011** 52 40 8 May 05, 2011* 46 48 6 Mar 30, 2011 42 48 10 Mar 03, 2011 46 46 8 Jan 13 2011 48 44 8 Nov 17 2010 44 49 6 Sep 09 2010 44 47 9 Jul 21, 2010 44 48 8 May 26, 2010 48 43 9 Apr 21, 2010 44 46 10 Mar 25, 2010 45 46 9 Feb 11, 2010 45 46 9 Jan 13, 2010 45 45 10 Dec 23, 2009 46 43 11 Dec 09, 2009 46 44 10 Nov 18, 2009 48 42 10 Oct 08, 2009 50 41 9 Aug 06, 2009 50 42 9 Jul 02, 2009 57 33 10 Jun 04, 2009 59 31 10 Apr 29, 2009 58 30 12 Apr 01, 2009 58 31 11 Mar 04, 2009 59 25 16 Likely Voters........ Oct 02, 2012 48 49 3 TREND: Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as: excellent, good, not so good, or poor? Not so Exlnt Good good Poor DK/NA Jul 02, 2014 1 22 43 34 - Jan 22, 2014 1 21 44 33 1 Dec 10, 2013 - 20 44 36 1 Nov 12, 2013 1 21 41 36 1 Oct 01, 2013 - 23 44 31 1 Aug 02, 2013 1 25 40 33 1 Jul 11, 2013 2 27 41 30 1 May 30, 2013 2 24 40 34 1 May 02, 2013 - 17 45 36 1 Feb 11, 2013 1 19 41 38 - Jul 12, 2012 1 13 45 41 1 Feb 23, 2012 1 13 43 43 1 Oct 06, 2011 - 6 38 55 - Sep 01, 2011 - 4 35 61 - Jul 14, 2011 - 9 45 45 - Jan 18 2011 1 13 43 43 - Nov 17 2010 - 7 43 49 1 Sep 09 2010 - 9 41 49 1 Jul 22, 2010 1 9 43 47 1 May 26, 2010 - 12 46 40 1 Dec 22, 2009 - 7 46 45 1 Nov 18, 2009 - 8 42 49 1 Aug 06, 2009 - 6 49 44 - Jul 02, 2009 1 7 44 47 1 Apr 29, 2009 - 6 41 52 1 Apr 01, 2009 1 4 39 56 - Mar 04, 2009 - 3 28 68 - Nov 13, 2008 - 4 37 58 1 May 15, 2008 1 12 44 43 - May 05, 2004 2 36 40 21 1 Dec 10, 2003 3 37 42 16 1 Oct 29, 2003 2 29 45 23 1 Sep 17, 2003 1 29 42 27 1 Jul 24, 2003 1 28 41 28 1 Jun 11, 2003 2 31 41 25 2 Apr 17, 2003 2 34 43 20 1 Feb 04, 2003 1 23 48 27 1 Nov 13, 2002 1 28 47 24 - Dec 11, 2001 2 28 50 18 1 Likely Voters........................ Oct 02, 2012 - 17 38 43 - TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are handling their job? App Dis DK/NA Jul 08, 2014 29 63 8 Jan 21, 2014 27 66 7 Jan 08, 2014 29 64 7 Dec 10, 2013 27 67 6 Nov 13, 2013 30 62 7 Oct 01, 2013 32 60 8 Aug 02, 2013 31 61 7 Jul 12, 2013 29 62 9 May 30, 2013 30 60 11 May 01, 2013 31 60 9 Apr 03, 2013 34 59 7 Mar 07, 2013 32 60 8 Feb 08, 2013 33 59 9 Dec 06, 2012 37 54 9 Jul 11, 2012 29 62 8 Apr 19, 2012 27 63 10 Feb 23, 2012 26 67 7 Nov 23, 2011 24 69 7 Nov 02, 2011 26 70 5 Oct 06, 2011 24 71 5 Sep 01, 2011 24 70 6 Jul 14, 2011 28 64 8 Jun 09, 2011 28 64 8 Mar 31, 2011 31 58 11 Mar 03, 2011 33 57 10 Jan 18, 2011 33 58 9 Nov 17, 2010 27 66 7 Sep 09, 2010 30 60 10 Jul 21, 2010 31 59 10 May 26, 2010 34 57 9 Mar 25, 2010 36 55 9 *POST HEALTH CARE VOTE Mar 25, 2010 30 62 8 *PRE HEALTH CARE VOTE Feb 11, 2010 28 63 9 Jan 13, 2010 32 59 9 Dec 23, 2009 32 59 9 Dec 09, 2009 33 56 11 Nov 19, 2009 36 55 9 Oct 08, 2009 33 56 11 Aug 06, 2009 35 55 10 Jul 02, 2009 38 50 12 Jun 04, 2009 43 45 11 Apr 29, 2009 43 46 11 Apr 01, 2009 40 49 11 Mar 04, 2009 45 45 10 TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are handling their job? App Dis DK/NA Jul 08, 2014 18 73 9 Jan 21, 2014 17 76 7 Jan 08, 2014 19 73 7 Dec 10, 2013 19 74 7 Nov 13, 2013 20 73 8 Oct 01, 2013 17 74 9 Aug 02, 2013 19 73 8 Jul 12, 2013 19 71 10 May 30, 2013 24 67 9 May 01, 2013 24 67 8 Apr 03, 2013 19 71 10 Mar 07, 2013 20 71 9 Feb 08, 2013 19 72 8 Dec 06, 2012 23 69 8 Jul 11, 2012 24 68 8 Apr 19, 2012 23 66 11 Feb 23, 2012 22 71 6 Nov 23, 2011 19 74 7 Nov 02, 2011 20 76 4 Oct 06, 2011 23 71 6 Sep 01, 2011 22 71 7 Jul 14, 2011 26 65 9 Jun 09, 2011 30 61 9 Mar 31, 2011 34 55 11 Mar 03, 2011 34 54 12 Jan 18, 2011 30 57 13 Nov 17, 2010 27 63 10 Sep 09, 2010 29 59 12 Jul 21, 2010 29 59 12 May 26, 2010 26 62 11 Mar 25, 2010 34 58 8 *POST HEALTH CARE VOTE Mar 25, 2010 31 60 9 *PRE HEALTH CARE VOTE Feb 11, 2010 28 61 11 Jan 13, 2010 32 58 11 Dec 23, 2009 29 62 9 Dec 09, 2009 30 58 12 Nov 19, 2009 31 58 11 Oct 08, 2009 25 64 11 Aug 06, 2009 29 59 12 Jul 02, 2009 29 57 14 Jun 04, 2009 30 56 15 Apr 29, 2009 27 59 14 Apr 01, 2009 30 59 11 Mar 04, 2009 30 58 11 TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job? App Dis DK/NA Apr 21, 2010 20 71 9 May 14, 2008 16 76 8 Oct 31, 2007 21 70 10 Aug 16, 2007 20 70 10 Jun 13, 2007 23 66 11 May 03, 2007 39 52 9 Mar 02, 2006 25 63 11 Dec 06, 2005 27 61 11 Jul 27, 2005 30 60 10 Dec 16, 2004 37 51 13 Mar 06, 2003 42 46 12 LIKELY VOTERS........ Sep 18, 2008 16 76 8 Aug 19, 2008 16 74 10 Jul 15, 2008 14 77 9