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Poll: Americans Broadly Doubt Obamacare Will Help Them
National Journal Magazine

The share of Americans who believe that President Obama’s health care plan will “make things better” for the middle class, their own families, and the country overall has tumbled sharply since last September, underscoring the administration’s formidable public-relations challenge as it prepares to roll out the sweeping legislation’s key remaining elements. The latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll also revealed a deep racial schism in expectations about the law, with whites far more skeptical than minorities that the Affordable Care Act will benefit not only their own families but the country as a whole.