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  •  And interesting that SurveyUSA also polled (5+ / 0-)

    the NBC question and got the NBC result. So it's not a contradiction - they were using different questions and measuring different things.

    Meaning the word that moves people is "choice". Drop the explicit mention of the word, and support contracts.

    •  Also, I bet 85-90% of Obama's 2008 voters (1+ / 0-)
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      likely support/want the public option (when it is made clear that it would be an additionl choice), meaning that Obama not championing the public option can prove to be a huge political miscalculation for him. Obama ought to come out unequivocally for a Medicare-for-all style public plan and get it passed. He'd then sail through to his second term in flying colors.

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