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Insurance markets open to surge of new customers

The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period. A combination of high demand and technical ...

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Americans anxious, irritated as government shuts down

The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday threw into turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks. Park ranger and father-to-be Darquez Smith said he already lives paycheck to paycheck while ...

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Md. officials say they are ready for health care

Maryland health officials on Monday expressed confidence the state was ready to open its new health insurance marketplace and address problems that could arise with the large undertaking. Becca Pearce, executive director of Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, said that while ...

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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live _ with glitches

WASHINGTON — Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the verdict of the American people. A ...

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