Obama vs. Republicans in Congress - public approval handling the economy 2011

The survey shows the change of public trust towards president Obama and the Republicans in the Congress regarding the issue economy from 2009 to 2011. In November 2011, 42 percent of the respondents approved Obamas actions, while 42 percent approved the actions of the Republicans and 2 percent had no opinion.

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

ObamaRepublicansNo opinion
November 3, 201142%42%2%
October 2, 201143%42%2%
September 1, 201142%39%2%
June 5, 201142%45%2%
March 13, 201146%34%4%
January 16, 201146%41%3%
December 12, 201044%45%2%
April 25, 201049%38%2%
February 8, 201047%42%2%
December 13, 200948%36%3%
November 15, 200952%37%1%
September 12, 200948%37%2%
July 18, 200956%33%2%
June 21, 200955%31%2%
April 24, 200961%24%2%
March 29, 200958%25%2%
February 22, 200961%26%3%
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Source

Release date

November 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

2009 - 2011

Number of respondents

about 1,000 in each poll

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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