According to a new poll released by the AARP, 79 percent of Americans support "a new federal health insurance plan that individuals could purchase if they can't afford private plans offered to them."
Put into terms Max Baucus might understand, 80 percent of the state population of Montana is 773,952 people. That's 773,952 out of 967,440.
For Kent Conrad, 80 percent of the population of North Dakota is 513,185 people. That's 513,184 out of 641,481.