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Analysis: Congress Digs Into Affordable Care Acts' Troubled Launch

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As problems continue to plague the federal portal for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Congress is looking into possible causes of the troubled launch. The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation, and a local lawmaker will play a significant role in hearings on the issue. Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland is the ranking Democratic member on the Committee and is already challenging his Republican colleagues.

Alex Bolton — senior staff writer for The Hill newspaper — spoke with Pat Brogan, host of All Things Considered for WAMU, about the hearings.

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