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More Americans Now Say Health Care is Not Gov’t Responsibility

By on 11.13.09 | 12:46PM

In a watershed moment in health care polling, Gallup has found that by a narrow 50 percent to 47 percent margin, more Americans now think that providing health care coverage should not be a responsibility of the federal government. The pollster notes that, "This is a first since Gallup began tracking this question, and a significant shift from as recently as three years ago, when two-thirds said ensuring healthcare coverage was the government's responsibility."

Check out the full trend since Gallup began asking the question in 2001.

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