Senate Health Bill Sinks to Record Low Approval Rating

by Leslie Salzillo – Just when you thought the approval rating for the U.S. Senate’s so-called healthcare bill could go lower—it does. The last approval I could find before today was via Washington Post at 16%, but now USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds only 12% of Americans registered voters in the poll approve, and apprehension continues to grow. The survey was taken between June 24-June 27. Fifty-three (53%) of those asked say Congress should either “leave the law known as Obamacare alone, or work to fix its problems while keeping its framework intact.” One of those surveyed was Donald Jones, 61, from West Frankfort, Illinois. Jones is a sheriff who says he has seen the benefits and costs of Obamacare. He said he had “one relative who probably was uninsurable and was able to get insurance that they wouldn’t have been able to get otherwise,” and then added later that he had another family member whom he says was “forced to get...

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