Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Q: If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for . . . ? (Among registered voters) Q: Regardless of how you might vote, is it more important to have Democrats in charge of Congress, to help support Obama’s policies, or to have Republicans in charge of Congress, to act as a check on Obama’s policies? Q: Overall, do you support or oppose the federal law making changes to the health care system? Q: Compared to when it began, would you say the implementation of the health care law is going much better than you expected , somewhat better, somewhat worse or much worse than expected? 20 30 40 50 60 70% APPROVE DISAPPROVE Democratic candidate Support Much Somewhat Oppose No opinion Republican candidate Neither 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 F Month of poll M A J J F M M M M M M M A A A A A A J J J J J J F J J J S S S S S O O D O O O D D J A S O N N D J M A N D Among registered votersAmong those certain to vote Democrats in chargeRepublicans in chargeNo opinion MarchNow BetterWorseAs expected (volunteered)No opinion 45% 49% 41% 50 5 10 24 32 26 4 48 3 8 48 44 39% 53 8 44 2 44 49 1 SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone April 24-27, 2014, among a random sample of 1,000 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on land lines and cellphones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points and 3.5 points for the sample of 855 registered voters. Sampling, data (Other/No opinion not shown) Full results and exact question wording and order is available at www.washingtonpost.com/polls.

GRAPHIC: The Washington Post. Published April 29, 2014.