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Americans agree with rationales for health care law, Gallup finds
Sacramento Bee

Americans see cost as the nation’s more urgent health care issue, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. In its first survey since the Affordable Care Act’s major provisions were rolled out, it found “two of the main issues the law is designed to address — healthcare access and cost — remain the most vexing to Americans. In particular, the percentage citing cost as the central problem is the highest since 2008.” Disapproval of the act, also known as Obamacare, is up, the Nov. 7-10 poll found.