Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Support Military Action Against ISIS

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President Obama will give a rare primetime address tonight, to lay out his plan for fighting the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State, and is also known as ISIS.

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll indicates that he will be speaking to a sympathetic audience: nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that it is in the country's interest to take military action against ISIS.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Mark Murray, senior political editor for NBC News about the poll's findings.


  • Mark Murray, senior political editor for NBC News. He tweets @mmurraypolitics.

This segment aired on September 10, 2014.


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