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US: Health Care (ABC/Post 9/10-12)


ABC News / Washington Post
9/10-12/09; 1,007 adults, 3.5% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(ABC: story, results; Post: story; results)

National

Obama Job Approval
54% Approve, 43% Disapprove (chart)
Health Care:48 / 48 (chart)
Economy: 51 / 46 (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 63 / 35 (chart)

Overall, given what you know about them, would you say you support or oppose the proposed changes to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama administration?
46% Support, 48% Oppose (chart)

Would you support or oppose having the government create a new health insurance plan to compete with private health insurance plans? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
55% Support, 42% Oppose

Say health care reform does NOT include the option of a government-sponsored health plan - in that case would you support or oppose the rest of the proposed changes to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama
administration?

50% Support, 42% Oppose

Would you support or oppose a law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, either getting it from work or buying it on their own?
51% Support, 47% Oppose

Do you think the Republicans in Congress are or are not making a good faith effort to cooperate with Obama and the Democrats on health care reform?
31% Are, 62% Are not

Do you think Obama and the Democrats in Congress are or are not making a good faith effort to cooperate with the Republicans on health care reform?
50% Are, 44% Are not

Party ID
32% Democrat, 21% Republican, 43% independent (chart)

 

Comments
IdahoMulato:

The numbers prove it.

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Xenobion:

Its interesting to see the difference between "congressional Democrats" wording by Rasmussen and "congress" by ABC including the natural split of party identification between the two.

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