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Obama criticizes rollout of, but urges patience
Modern Healthcare

President Barack Obama, speaking today to a nationally televised audience, sharply criticized his administration’s development efforts on, the troubled Web portal that has caused millions of Americans huge headaches as they seek to obtain health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But he did not fire any officials responsible for the launch, despite calls from critics including his former press secretary to do so.

The terrible rollout of the federal marketplace serving 36 states has even Obama administration allies worried about the success of the president’s signature domestic policy initiative. The New York Times reported today that it may take weeks of work to fix the problems with the online enrollment process through website.