Deep Divide Over Health Law Persists

Article Written by:  Neil King Jr.   Taken From:  The WSJ

Lurking behind the first government shutdown in 17 years are two starkly different views of how Americans see the health-care law championed by President Barack Obama.

In making the budget fight all about the law, popularly known as Obamacare, Republicans point to a program they say is broadly and consistently unpopular. Democrats see a program that Americans aren’t quite sold on yet but believe should be given time to work—and they note the health law is actually less unpopular now than the Medicare prescription-drug benefit was before it went into effect.

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