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  •  Here's what victory looks like-TWO THIRDS SUPPORT (0+ / 0-)

    Two-thirds of Americans support Medicare-for-all

    Two Thirds - 66%

    Table 1: Polls indicating majority support for single-payer

    .....................................................................For single-payer........Opposed to single-payer

    General public: Polls in which support is 60 percent or higher

    Harvard University/Harris (1988)(a)........................61%..............not asked
    LA Times (1990)(b)....................................................66%.............not asked
    Wall Street Journal-NBC (1991)(c)............................69%................20%
    Wash Post-ABC News (2003)(d)................................62%.............not asked
    Civil Society Institute (2004)(e).................................67%.................27%
    AP-Yahoo (2007)(f).....................................................65%..............not asked
    Grove Insight (2009)(g).............................................64%.................28%
    Grove Insight (2009)(g).............................................60%.................27%

    General public: Polls in which support is below 60 percent

    AP-Yahoo (2007)(f).....................................................54%...................44%
    Kaiser Family Foundation (2009)(h)..........................58%...................38%
    Kaiser Family Foundation (2009)(h)..........................50%...................44%

    Doctors

    New Eng J Med (medical school faculty and students) (1999)
    .....................................................................................57%............ ....not asked
    Arch Int Med (doctors) (2004)....................................64%................not asked
    Minnesota Med (doctors) (2007).................................64%................not asked

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