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California a bright spot for new health care law
The Mercury News

The disappointingly low number of Americans who signed up for private insurance since online marketplaces were launched last month under the nation’s new health care law had one big bright spot — California.

From Oct. 1 to Nov. 2, the state’s new health care exchange enrolled 35,364 people, almost 10,000 more than the 36 states whose residents must use the U.S. government’s troubled health care website, according to figures released Wednesday.