16,000 Iowans Will Have to Reapply Due to Website Error

From DesMoinesRegister.com: Nearly 16,000 Iowans who tried to apply for coverage via the trouble-plagued federal health-insurance website are being told to apply separately through the state Department of Human Services. The Friday afternoon announcement is the latest bout of bad news about the website, which is a key part of the Affordable Care Act. The …

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What To Watch Obamacare Coverage Beginning Jan. 1

From Politico.com: Here’s a guide to the “ruh-roh” moments health care experts will be watching for next week: Hey, I didn’t get signed up in time One potential problem that’s getting a lot of White House attention, thanks to all of the canceled health insurance policies, is that there could be people who tried to …

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Iowans Are Not Impressed With Obama and Obamacare

From DesMoinesRegister.com: Just 37 percent of voting-age Iowans approve of the job that Obama is doing in leading the nation, according to a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll. Sixty-one percent disapprove, the high for his presidency, amid news reports about the malfunctioning website for his signature health insurance law, his broken pledge that Americans …

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Obama’s Loses The Key Supporters That Helped Win Him A Second Term, With Many Disapproving of Obamacare

From USAToday.com: Forty-five percent of 18- to 29-year-old Americans say they approve of the way Obama is handling his job; 46% disapprove of his job performance, according to a year-end USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll. The president’s approval rating with young Americans — which stood at 67% just ahead of his second inauguration less than …

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Harry Reid’s Staff Exempt From Obamacare

From CNN.com: Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of Obamacare’s architects and staunchest supporters, is also the only top congressional leader to exempt some of his staff from having to buy insurance through the law’s new exchanges. Reid is the exception among the other top congressional leaders. GOP House Speaker John Boehner, House Democratic …

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