Does the public demand health reform repeal?

While Congressional Republicans argue that their 2010 sweep of Congress is a mandate to repeal the 2010health care reform bill, many poll results disagree. A recent Pew Research Center Survey, for example, says 55 percent of Americans favor either leaving the law as is (20%) or expanding it (35%).

Meanwhile, at, Nate Silver notes that only three of the 13 House Democrats who voted against the original bill also voted for repeal, and wonders if the lack of a clear consensus on the new law might be a factor.