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Poll: Democratic Support for Obamacare Falls 15 Points

RtWgNt Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 1:20 AM
I already e-mailed by Representative yesterday about this. Today I received a page long response, indicating in the affirmative that he will be pushing the House leadership to defund Obamacare during the upcoming CR debate. I encourage everyone to contact your elected representatives and put the heat on them before the CR battle in a few weeks. We get what we tolerate!
Dave M Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 1:32 AM
Not that I object in the least to de-funding it. But The Republicans have talked about this constantly since it was passed but have yet to do so. I'll believe it when I see it.
Robin311 Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 1:39 AM
Realistically, it's getting harder every day for them to do so. And that isn't entirely due to complacency or lack of the will to fight that some people believe it to be. It's because the healthcare system is already being altered by Obamacare. There's damage that's been done that won't be undone simply by defunding the legislation. That leaves Repubs in a bit of a bind, I think. They have this hybrid healthcare system they have to find a way to deal with...and keeping some of the "Secretary shall determine" provisions open could give them a way to turn the law on its head if they gain power over Congress...put wiser policy measures into place through a "Secretary shall determine" provision.

The Washington Examiner’s Philip Klein had an important op-ed out this week making the case that conservatives should not give up the health care fight. And perhaps they shouldn’t: according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll -- the first one conducted since the November elections -- support for the Affordable Care Act is plummeting … among Democrats:

Democratic support for President Obama's healthcare law has dropped 15 points since November, contributing to a rise in negative attitudes toward the reform, according to a new poll.

Opponents of the Affordable...