Aug 11, 2017

The big divide on health care's next steps

One major problem Republicans have had on health care all year isn't going away: There's a huge disconnect between what their voters want and what Democrats and independents want. Look at the differences between the parties in new Kaiser Family Foundation poll out this morning.

Why it matters: It's hard to dismiss what your own voters want — which is why it's tough to see how Republicans avoid the temptation to expand a bipartisan ACA stabilization bill this fall into yet another repeal exercise.

Data: Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll conducted August 1-6, 2017; Chart: Chris Canipe / Axios

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