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52% of Americans Want Congress to Repeal or Scale Back Obamacare

Posted By Rob Bluey On December 7, 2013 @ 6:41 am In Featured,Front Page,Obamacare | Comments Disabled

A new Gallup poll [1] reveals that a majority of Americans remain strongly opposed to Obamacare — 52 percent want Congress to either repeal the law entirely or scale it back. That’s an increase of 2 percentage points from mid-October.

Gallup’s latest poll was conducted Dec. 3-4, just as Obama launched his public-relations campaign to sell the health care law to the American public. Here’s the breakdown:

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The new survey is more bad news for the Obama Administration. After two months of stories about insurance cancellations, premium increases, and a botched launch of HealthCare.gov, Americans’ attitudes about Obamacare have turned increasingly negative.

Last month, two Gallup polls revealed:

The good news, according to Gallup’s latest poll, is that Americans are looking for change. Heritage’s alternative to Obamacare [5] puts the focus on individuals and families. It offers plan to lower costs and improve health care quality.

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[1] new Gallup poll: http://www.gallup.com/poll/166145/majority-americans-major-changes-health-law.aspx

[2] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/p1dmbgq0nkm7yjwuejhnfg.png

[3] 54 percent of Americans disapprove of Obamacare: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/11/28/obamacares-unpopularity-3-charts/

[4] 56 percent do not think it is the government’s responsibility: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/11/19/obamas-legacy-americans-ever-reject-government-role-health-care/

[5] alternative to Obamacare: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/11/01/the-conservative-alternative-to-obamacare/

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