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Analysis: D.C. Health Care Exchange Causes Headaches On The Hill

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The District's health care exchange called "D.C. health link" encountered some frustrated federal lawmakers and staffers the last few days. Members of Congress and their staff had until the beginning of the week to sign up for health care plans through the exchange but, as the deadline approached, some reported technical glitches causing significant delays and a few encountered an outside scam that redirected them to a fraudulent website.

Sam Baker, health correspondent with National Journal, spoke to WMAU's Matt McCleskey about the problems this morning.

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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

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