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  • Seventy percent of Americans support 'Medicare for all' in new poll

    08/23/2018 10:16:07 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/24/18 | Megan Keller
    A vast majority — 70 percent — of Americans in a new poll supports "Medicare for all," also known as a single-payer health-care system. The Reuters–Ipsos survey found 85 percent of Democrats said they support the policy along with 52 percent of Republicans. Medicare for all has been in the headlines after a study by the libertarian-leaning Mercatus Center at George Mason University found it would lead to $32.6 trillion increase in federal spending over a 10-year period. The study’s author, Charles Blahous, wrote in The Wall Street Journal earlier this month that even doubling taxes would not cover the...
  • No, The Public Doesn’t Suddenly Support Socialized Medicine

    05/18/2016 4:59:45 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 5/17/2016 | John Merline
    A new Gallup survey seems to suggest that majority of Americans now back government-run health care. That, at least, is what Gallup’s headline about its poll says: “Majority in U.S. Support Idea of Fed-Funded Healthcare System.” The mainstream press eagerly ran with the story. The Washington Post, for example, headlined its piece: “Poll: Most Americans want to replace ObamaCare with single-payer — including many Republicans.” The ABC News headline blared “Poll Says Majority of Americans Prefer ‘Medicare For All’ Health Care,” and the story led by saying that “A growing number of Americans now support the idea of federally funded...
  • Majority in U.S. Say Healthcare Not Government's Responsibility

    11/26/2013 1:03:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | November 26, 2013 | Mike Shedlock
    By a 56 to 42 margin, Gallup reports Majority in U.S. Say Healthcare Not Government Responsibility. Question: Do you think it is the responsibility of the federal government to make sure all Americans have healthcare coverage, or is that not the responsibility of the federal government? No Responsibility by Political Party Percentage Point Change Since 2000 Since 2000, the share of republicans who say healthcare is not the responsibility has increased from 53% to 86%, a rise of 33 percentage points.Since 2000, the share of independents who say healthcare is not the responsibility has increased from 27% to 55%, a...
  • CBSNEWS Poll: Only 37% Approve of the Health Care Bill, 48% Disapprove (Poll)

    03/22/2010 6:47:34 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 31 replies · 867+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 3/22/10 | HAP
    CBS News poll released 6:30 tonight, only 37% approve of the health care bill, Obama's approval on health care at 41%, only 20% of voters say health care reform will help them personally...