Despite congressional Democrats’ best efforts to preserve the Affordable Care Act, Millennials are reaffirming House Republicans’ hopes of repealing Obamacare, with many expecting the law to be done away with in the coming years.
According to a recent United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, more than half of 18-to-29-year-olds expect the Affordable Care At to be repealed in 2014, though all attempts to do so have failed. The survey found that 18 percent of young Americans said it was “very likely” Obamacare would be repealed by Congress next year. Thirty-three percent said it was “somewhat likely.”
Since the Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010, Republicans have tried desperately to repeal the law, even going so far as to shut down the government for several weeks in October. The House of Representatives, led by Republicans, voted more than 45 times to do away with Obamacare, though much to no avail.