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    Obama to Sell Obamacare...Again

    A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly called, passed in March 2010, went into effect Tuesday at 8am EST. Heavy Internet traffic and system problems plagued the launch of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday morning. Consumers attempting to log on were met with an error message early Tuesday due to an overload of Internet traffic. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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    In attempt to get the public optimistic about Obamacare since HealthCare.gov’s dismal start, President Obama plans to launch a three-week sales drive at the White House—a campaign that will promote a different benefit each day until December 23, the enrollment deadline. Because the site appears to be (mildly) back on track, after reports of large numbers of errors and functioning problems, the administration feels it’s time to get back to the root of why Obamacare was launched “The fact that they feel comfortable doing that is a healthy sign for the president but also for the long-term benefits of Obamacare,” a former Obama advirser said. 

    Read it at Politico