Poll: Most Likely Voters Expect The GOP To Win Control Of Senate
Health care continues to be a big issue, though not as important as the economy.
The Associated Post: AP-GfK Poll: Most Expect GOP Victory In November
But the survey suggests many will cringe when they cast those ballots. Most likely voters have a negative impression of the Republican Party, and 7 in 10 are dissatisfied by its leaders in Congress. … What’s deeply important to likely voters after the economy? About three-quarters say health care, terrorism, the threat posed by the Islamic State group and Ebola (10/21).
Meanwhile, MPR examines the ideas for replacing the health care law put forward by Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden -
Minnesota Public Radio: Experts Say McFadden’s Health Insurance Ideas Don’t Hold Up
Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden takes advantage of every opportunity to slam the Affordable Care Act as bad for the nation. In advocating for a replacement for the federal health care law, McFadden opposes a national solution. He would leave most of the decisions up to states, including whether to require people to buy health insurance. But McFadden would force states to keep some of the most popular benefits of the heath care law. ... Experts, however, say much of what McFadden proposes has been tried before and left millions of Americans without health insurance (Zdechlik, 10/22).