Majority Of Americans Find The Health Law Hard To Understand, Poll Finds
An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that nearly 75 percent of Americans find the overhaul "difficult" and nearly half say it is "very hard" to understand. However, health care remains a key issue. In California, there's an effort, for instance, to target messages that include access to health care in outreach to the much-sought-after female voters. Meanwhile, efforts to undo the health law will remain high on the GOP to-do list if Republcans gain control of the Senate.
The Associated Press/ABC: Poll: Confused By Issues Of The Day? Join The Club
People who vote regularly, follow news about November's election or simply feel a civic duty to stay informed are most likely to say that issues have become "much more complicated" over the past decade, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows. ... Nearly three-fourths of Americans find [the health care overhaul] difficult, according to the AP-GfK poll, and about 4 in 10 say it's very hard to understand. The law is complex; politicians even say so (Cass, 9/27).
Los Angeles Times: Democratic Candidates Working Hard To Get Women To The Polls
Campaign messages can be tailored to those women and the issues they have been shown to care most about, including pay equity, child care, domestic violence, and access to healthcare, abortion and other reproductive rights (Merl, 9/28).
The Associated Press: 5 Republican Goals If They Win The Senate Nov. 4
5. Appeal to conservatives by passing bills to repeal Obama's health care law and achieve other long-frustrated goals. Obama probably would veto such efforts, assuming they survive Democratic filibusters. But GOP lawmakers could argue they're doing all they can, and voters should elect a Republican president in 2016 to complete the work (9/28).