Poll: Majority thinks O-Care will be fixed

A narrow majority of the public believes the problems facing the healthcare law will eventually be solved, according to a new CNN poll. 

The results, released Tuesday, found 54 percent of respondents were optimistic that ObamaCare’s problems could be fixed, while 45 percent believes the problems would persist indefinitely. 

The rollout of the healthcare exchanges has been plagued by the shaky HealthCare.gov website that led to disappointing enrollment numbers last month. 

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday the administration is "on track" to have the website working for “most users” by the end of the month. 

“We are definitely on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of the month,” she said. 

While 53 percent of respondents said it is too soon to tell if the law is a failure, nearly four in 10 already define it in those terms. 

There is little change in the popularity of the law since last month. Fifty-eight percent told CNN they oppose the law — but 14 percent said it is because the law is not liberal enough. Forty percent said they support the law. 

The poll found young people — aged 18 to 34 and a crucial component to the law’s success or failure — are less likely to brand the law as a failure and overwhelmingly think its problems will be fixed.

The poll conducted last week surveyed 843 people and has a margin of error of 3.5 percent.

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