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Sorry, Republicans: A majority of Americans don't want to repeal ObamaCare

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Until quite recently, the Republican Party insisted it was trying to repeal ObamaCare at the behest of the American people, with the House GOP holding dozens of symbolic votes to do just that. But according to the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll, 56 percent of Americans think the law should stay in place.

Forty-eight percent of adults want Congress to keep the law but tweak it, while another 8 percent think it's fine as is. Meanwhile, only 31 percent think Congress should scrap the law or replace it with a GOP alternative.