Poll: Majority of Americans support universal healthcare
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A majority of Americans are in favor of a federally funded healthcare system that provides insurance to all Americans, according to a new Gallup poll.

Some 58 percent of respondents support replacing ObamaCare with a universal healthcare system, while 37 percent oppose that plan.

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A majority — 51 percent — also supports simply repealing the Affordable Care Act, while 45 percent oppose the idea. Americans were divided over the idea of leaving ObamaCare as is: 49 percent oppose the idea, and 48 percent support it.

The three scenarios were meant to correspond to the proposals of the three presidential candidates.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersBernie Sanders mocks Trump: ‘He could change his mind tomorrow’ Sunday shows preview: Questions linger over Trump-Putin summit Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE is in support of a single-payer, federally administered plan. Presumptive GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Surveillance warrant docs show that Nunes memo 'misrepresented and distorted these applications' Chicago detention facility under investigation following allegations of abuse of migrant children Ex-Trump aide: Surveillance warrants are 'complete ignorance' and 'insanity' MORE has called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhite House protests extend into sixth day despite rain Clinton: US is 'losing friends and allies' under Trump Justice Dept releases surveillance applications for former Trump aide MORE has said the law will stay in place.

The poll was conducted from May 6 to 8 among 1,549 adults across the country. The margin of error is 3 percentage points.