Poll: Most Americans Don’t Want To Defund Health Law
Even as respondents continued to express opposition to the health reform law, a CBS News poll found that the majority of Americans disapprove of congressional Republicans' efforts to starve the health overhaul of the funds needed to implement it.
Los Angeles Times: CBS News Poll: Most Americans Don't Want To Strip Health Care Law Of Its Funding
Even as Republicans attempt to de-fund the president's health care overhaul on the House floor this week, a new poll suggests that they should proceed with caution (Oliphant, 2/16).
The Hill: Poll: Majority Disapprove Of Defunding Health Reform
A majority of Americans would disapprove of efforts by Congress to defund health care reform, a new poll found Wednesday. Despite figures suggesting that most U.S. adults disapprove of President Obama's signature health care reform law, respondents to a new CBS News poll expressed opposition to defunding it, as Republicans in Congress have said they'll pursue. Fifty-five percent of U.S. adults said they would disapprove if Congress stopped funding for the new health care law, while 35 percent said they would approve. Ten percent said they did not know (O'Brien, 2/16).
National Journal: Americans Disapprove Of Health Care Defunding Efforts
A large majority of Americans disapprove of Republican efforts to defund the health care law, according to a recently released CBS News poll. The survey found that 55 percent of adults across the country disapprove of plans to defund the health care law, though a majority of respondents still disapprove of the law itself. Just over 50 percent of people surveyed said they disapproved of the law, with 34 percent strongly disapproving. Only 33 percent approved of the legislation (Fung, 2/16).