Raleigh, N.C. – PPP’s latest national survey finds President Barack Obama enjoying a strong advantage over Congressional Republicans. 48% of voters approve of the job he’s doing to 49% who disapprove with 3% who are not sure. Just 25% approve of Congressional Republicans. 68% disapprove of them, and 7% are not sure. 38% like Congressional Democrats; 56% don’t, and 12% aren’t sure.
73% of Americans still support universal background checks to 21% who oppose. Just 26% are more likely to support a politician who opposed background checks, and 42% would be less likely to support the candidate. 40% would be less likely to vote for a candidate supported by the NRA to 29% who say an NRA endorsement would strengthen their support.