Majority Wants Congress to Keep Obamacare Subsidies

L.A. Times: “Nearly two-thirds of Americans want Congress to ensure that residents in every state can receive insurance subsidies though the Affordable Care Act, according to a new national poll conducted as the Supreme Court prepares to decide a legal challenge that could strip away the subsidies in more than 30 states.”

“Asked whether lawmakers should pass a law ‘so that people in all states can be eligible for financial help,’ just one-quarter of those surveyed said no, according to the poll by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation.”

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“State action is preferred even by Republicans, who favor a state marketplace over no action, 44% to 42%, despite the fact that the health law remains deeply unpopular with the GOP. Nearly 70% of Republicans view it unfavorably.”


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