The race for public opinion While the Republicans have been taking to news conferences, committee hearing rooms and cable television to espouse the negative aspects of Obamacare, Obama has launched his own public relations campaign to highlight the bright parts of the law. He is working to reverse negative perceptions of the law that have increased since the law's implementation at the beginning of October. And the President still has time. The latest CNN/ORC poll found that while only 40% favor the law, 14% of opponents say the law doesn't go far enough. Meanwhile, 53% say it's too soon to tell if the law will be successful. But Tanner says the Democrats don't have a lot of time because "opinions harden" over time.
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Obamacare Repeal Is Our 'Fierce Urgency of Now'
If the dream of ObamaCare has not yet gone up in smoke, it is smoldering, smoking, failing to flourish. Every day brings more disenchantment, more disappointment to the Obama supporters. We thought he was theMessiah, moans Barbara Walters. And Chris Matthews seems to have lost that tingle going up and down his leg. This is the time. This is ourFierce Urgency of Now. ObamaCare will not only cripple the U.S. economy-even as it is an anchor holding the recovery in place-but it will also commit the Government of the United States to the proposition that killing is caring.
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This Day in History: Sheila Lee Jackson says repealing Obamacare would kill Americans
I am standing in front of a picture of a senior citizen who had pneumonia. And if it had not been for her constitutionally protected Medicare, she might have truly, under certain circumstances, lost her life. There are people would have been living with preexisting conditions where now they will be able to have insurance, people with chronic illnesses, like a hemophiliac. One of individuals that we saw yesterday by the name of Ed said that he would be worried about his medical care with lifetime caps, because he had been a hemophiliac She continues defending the bill, but never addressing the constitutional status of the mandate. Well, the argument the argument, Neil, is that government-run health care is bad. The argument is that it is unconstitutional. And I am here to say to you, first of all, Im going to vote no on the repeal and I look forward to working with Republicans on certain fixes, because you can amend, but Im certainly not going to repeal. JACKSON LEE: of this bill that is saving lives.
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