Obamacare Blows Past Goal

    A woman holding a sign in support of the Affordable Care Act is seen as US President Barack Obama's motorcade returns to his vacation compound from the gym at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on December 29, 2013 in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.   The first family is in Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation.  AFP PHOTO / Kent NISHIMURA        (Photo credit should read Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)


    More than 6 million people have signed up for health insurance plans via federal and state exchanges since October, the Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday—just four days before the March 31 deadline to enroll. The newest numbers mark a victory for the Obama administration, having surpassed the goal set by the Congressional Budget Office to determine whether the system set up by the president’s Affordable Care Act would be sustainable.

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