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Disapproval of ObamaCare reaches new high, poll finds

Elise Viebeck
The Hill [1]
September 16, 2013

A new poll finds 53 percent of people disapprove of ObamaCare and President Obama’s approach to healthcare policy, a record high on both questions.

The  survey [2] from USA Today and the Pew Research Center also found Republicans have gained a narrow but telling edge on healthcare issues generally.

The poll revealed that 40 percent now prefer the GOP on healthcare compared to 39 percent who prefer Democrats, erasing a preference for Democrats that had stretched back more than 20 years.

The findings come just two weeks before ObamaCare’s new insurance marketplaces open for enrollment. But that process, which is crucial to healthcare reform’s success, could see trouble given ongoing confusion among key groups.

Full article here [1]