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Health care woes help Republicans in 2014 election

(AP)—Republicans are seeing the troubled launch of President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul as a chance to win more seats in the 2014 election, when control of Congress will be at stake.

Nov 17, 2013
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House vote pressures White House on health care (Update)

(AP)—Republicans in the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Friday to expand President Barack Obama's plan to fix a key provision in his health care overhaul, a move that could ultimately undermine ...

Nov 15, 2013
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Senators grill top official on Obamacare

A senior official involved in implementing President Barack Obama's health care plan says the program's sign-up website continues to improve since its stumbling launch more than a month ago, but senators of both parties at ...

Nov 05, 2013
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Obama to defend health care law's slow start

President Barack Obama is planning to defend his embattled health care law Wednesday in Massachusetts, pointing to the slow start of the state's bipartisan effort to launch a program that was a model for ...

Oct 30, 2013
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Medicare chief to get 'Obamacare' grilling

The senior administration official closest to the implementation of the health care law's malfunctioning enrollment website will answer questions from Congress at the start of a pivotal week.

Oct 29, 2013
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Another month of fixes for US health care website

The Obama administration has set a rough timetable of the end of November for completing a long list of fixes to the new, trouble-plagued government website for uninsured Americans to get health insurance ...

Oct 26, 2013
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US asks contractor to lead health website repairs

The Obama administration said Friday that dozens of problems had been found in the website at the center of a landmark health care overhaul, and a private company has been asked to lead the repairs. Officials ...

Oct 25, 2013
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'Obamacare' complexity blamed for tech glitches

Confusion over various elements of a vast online apparatus bogged down the US health care website's debut, contractors will tell lawmakers Thursday at a hearing probing the troubled "Obamacare" rollout.

Oct 24, 2013
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