Politics

Majority of public has unfavorable view of health insurers.

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Both President Bush and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) advocate giving private insurance companies and pharmaceutical corporations more power over Americans’ health care. But a new poll by USA Today/Kaiser Family Foundation finds that the American public highly distrusts these groups, ranking them just above oil industry:

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Ezra Klein responds, “Americans are pretty clear on their desire for more government regulation of Pharma, and fairly unconcerned with the effect that could have on innovation.”