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Poll: One-Third Of Americans Think Health Care Law Should Be Overturned

Washington, D.C. - (CNN) Nearly one in three Americans thinks the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn the entire 2010 health care law signed by President Barack Obama, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

The poll finds that 43% want to strike down only some provisions of the law and 23% think the court should leave it as it is.

More Americans say they approve of the health care law than did in November 2011 -- 43% approve today compared with 38% last year. Half disapprove of the measure today, down from 56% in November.

Also, half of those polled say they believe an ultimate decision by the court would more likely be based on the political views of the justices rather than an objective interpretation of the law.

The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing oral arguments in the landmark case this week, where attorneys general from 26 states have challenged the mandatory insurance provisions of Obama's signature law. However it may be months before a decision is handed down.

Monday on 'NewsBreak' live on KHQ.com, Dave Cotton interviewed Spokesman-Review political reporter Jim Camden about the landmark Supreme Court case. To watch the interview, CLICK  HERE. 

  

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