Posted by | November 17, 2009 10:51 | Filed under: Top Stories

A poll conducted by the Associated Press in association with Stanford University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that the majority of Americans favor taxing the rich to pay for health care.

The House bill would impose a 5.4 percent income tax surcharge on individuals making more than $500,000 a year and households making more than $1 million.


The poll tested views on an even more punitive taxation scheme that was under consideration earlier, when the tax would have hit people making more than $250,000 a year. Even at that level the poll showed majority support, with 57 percent in favor and 36 percent opposed.

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