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White House: ‘Funny or Die’ generating record referrals to ACA site

President Barack Obama’s sit-down with Zach Galifianakis led to a spike in traffic to on Tuesday, the administration said, as it touted the effectiveness of the president’s latest effort to reach out to young adults. As of 1 p.m. ET Tuesday, the website had racked up more than 19,000 referral visits from Obama’s “Between Two Ferns” video for Funny or Die, which was posted around 7 a.m., Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services spokesman Aaron Albright said.