46% Think Obama Lied About Impact of Health Law, 45% Disagree
Voters are evenly divided when asked whether President Obama deliberately lied about the impact of the health care law before it was passed by Congress. But they strongly believe Americans should be able to keep their existing health insurance policies.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the president purposely misled Americans about the potential impact of the health care law. Forty-five percent (45%) disagree and think Obama honestly expected the law to work out the way he said it would. Ten percent (10%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 9-10, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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