Poll: Number who say Obama is "very liberal" jumps 16% since October

That’s undoubtedly one reason the number who view the president’s politics as Very Liberal is up from 28% in late October to 44% today. Overall, 71% say Obama’s politics are at least somewhat liberal…

Still, 48% say the president is doing a good or excellent job when it comes to handling the economy. Only 30% say he’s doing a poor job. Currently, voters are evenly divided on the president’s $3.6 trillion budget proposal.