Obama, GOP, Focus On Health Care Website Glitches

WASHINGTON (October 26, 2013) President Barack Obama's weekend media message was about the troubled health care website and he was asking people to give it a chance as experts work to fix it.

Mr. Obama vowed that "in the coming weeks, we are going to get it working as smoothly as it's supposed to" and assured citizens that "everyone who wants insurance through the marketplace will get it."

The administration says the website should be running much better by the end of November.

For the Republicans, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, wondered whether the website's problems are a harbinger of what's ahead for the entire health care law.

He also asked how the administration can "punish innocent Americans by forcing them to buy a product many cannot afford, from a system that does not work?


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