Law’s Champions Desperate to Abandon Sinking ObamaCare Ship

Democrat division deepens  

  • Politico: Dianne Feinstein Joins Push to Keep Health Plans
  • NPR: Democrats Join Calls To Rectify Canceled Health Insurance
  • Roll Call: House Democrats’ Frustration With Obamacare Rollout Reaches Fever Pitch
  • Weekly Standard: Dem. Rep.: ‘I Think the President Was Grossly Misleading to the American Public’
  • Reuters: Senior House Democrat favors letting Americans keep older health policies
  • Huffington Post: Obamacare Angst Among Democrats Approaches A Tipping Point
  • Politico: Tensions escalate between Democrats, White House
  • Time: Bill Clinton Says Obama Should Honor ‘You Can Keep It’ Health Care Promise
  • National Review Online: Another Dem Calls Out Obama for ‘You Can Keep It’ Promise — When His Website Repeats It
  • CNN: Democrats losing patience with Obamacare
  • BuzzFeed: House Democrats Have Lost Their Patience With The White House Over Obamacare
  • National Review: NBC’s Todd: Democrats in ‘Full-Out Panic’ over Obamacare
  • CNN: White House officials get earful from Democrats on Obamacare
  • ABC News: Dems Seek Cover From Obamacare’s Promise of Keeping Health Plan
  • The Hill: Vulnerable Dems scramble to keep distance from ObamaCare
  • Time: Obama Apologizes To Democrats For ‘Letting Them Down’
  • NPR: Obamacare Fallout Hits Senate Democrats, But Not Equally
  • Market Watch: Political cost of Obamacare quickly adds up for Democrats
  • The Hill: Obama fails to calm jittery Dems

 Dems admit they broke a promise, introduce political Band-Aid

  • Politico: Editorial pages pan President Obama’s plan
  • Washington Post: The White House’s Obamacare fix is about to create a big mess
  • McClatchy: Roiling health care waters, Obama’s fix could make matters worse
  • The Olympian: State won’t allow extensions on canceled insurance plans
  • KOMO: State rebuts Obama plan to allow old health insurance policies
  • BuzzFeed: Insurance Industry Rips White House Obamacare Fix
  • WFRV: Wis. Insurance Commissioners Office says President Obama’s promise is problematic
  • Real Clear Politics: Obama Blames Government For “Making It More Difficult” To Get Something Done
  • Politico: The making of an Obamacare management failure
  • National Review: WH Tech Chief: Obamacare Definition of Purchase Definitely Different from Amazon’s
  • Washington Post: Who counts as an Obamacare enrollee? The Obama administration settles on a definition
  • Forbes: Obama to Nation: If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep Your Plan (At Least Until The Next Election)
  • Politico: White House bearish on health insurance enrollment numbers
  • CNN Money: 3 hurdles Obamacare fix must overcome
  • Fox News: Obama, who once championed government as effective, now more critical
  • NBC News: Low enrollment numbers add to political low point for Obama
  • Politico: For Hollywood, the joke’s on Obamacare
  • Politico: White House website keeps disputed Obamacare language
  • Politico: Viable fix for individual market may be non-starter
  • Bloomberg: Obama Health Plan Cancellation Fix Draws Cost Warnings

 President’s credibility plunges

  • The Hill: Poll: Independents think Obama ‘knowingly deceived’ public
  • Gallup: Americans’ Approval of Healthcare Law Declines
  • U.S. News: Poll: Obama Popularity Plunges in Obamacare Wake

 Puny enrollment numbers dwarfed by number of cancellations

  • Forbes: The Obamacare Exchange Scorecard: Around 100,000 Enrollees And Five Million Cancellations
  • Associated Press: 4.2M Americans received cancellations notices from health insurers
  • Washington Post: About 40,000 Americans are said to have signed up for plans on HealthCare.gov
  • Weekly Standard: In North Dakota, 30 People Sign Up for Obamacare and 35,000 Lose Health Insurance
  • The Hill: Estimated ObamaCare enrollment figures one-tenth of administrations goal
  • The Hill: Report: Oregon has zero healthcare enrollees
  • The Hill: Report: Fewer than 50K have signed up at HealthCare.gov
  • ABC News: Obamacare Website Aims to Lure Back 275,000 Frustrated Users
  • Des Moines Register: Only 136 Iowans managed to purchase private insurance on healthcare.gov in first month
  • Washington Post: 500,000 people were expected to buy Obamacare in October. About 100,000 actually did
  • USA Today: Almost 27,000 selected insurance via HealthCare.gov
  • ABC News: Healthcare.gov Enrollment Falls Far Short of Expectations, Only 26,794 Sign Up
  • Time: Only 106,000 Americans Signed Up For Obamacare in October
  • Politico: October Obamacare Enrollment Low
  • New York Times: Problems With Federal Health Portal Also Stymie Medicaid Enrollment
  • Politico: Obamacare glitches shadowing Medicaid

 Insurance cancellations continue 

  • CBS Sacramento: Calif. Insurance Commissioner: More Than 1M Californians Having Insurance Cancelled Due To ACA
  • Washington Free Beacon: ABC: Pennsylvanian’s Insurance Cancelled Due To ObamaCare, Still Can’t Sign Up For Coverage
  • KTNV: Nevadans dropped from insurance coverage under Obamacare

 And don’t forget about all the other problems …

  • USA Today: Obamacare options grim for young people: Column
  • ProPublica: Coming in January: Obamacare Rate Shock Part Two
  • CBS News: Memo warned of “limitless” security risks for HealthCare.gov
  • USA Today: Scams sprout with rollout of Obamacare
  • BuzzFeed: Obamacare Applications Tripped Up By Lack Of Spanish-Language Training Materials
  • The Hill: Glitch flubs prices on O-Care exchange
  • Daily Caller: Report: Mistake-ridden Obamacare regulations required 254 corrections
  • Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. official in July feared HealthCare.gov ‘crash’
  • Forbes: Unwrapping The ObamaCare Surprise Package
  • Politico: Poll: Obamacare to Hurt Health Care Quality
  • The Hill: Survey: ObamaCare cuts worker hours
  • Weekly Standard: After 6 Weeks and 60 Hours on Website, Indiana Man Still Can’t Sign Up for Obamacare
  • Politico: Obamacare fix team has its — 50 — priorities

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