In its first month, just 106,185 people signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Fewer than 27,000 did it, using the government's troubled web site. These are not the numbers the Obama Administration hoped to release today. Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash has the latest on what this means for the White House, and the millions of Americans who need to purchase coverage under the law.
Wolf discussed all of this with Newsweek and Daily Beast Special Correspondent Peter Beinart, Democratic strategist Paul Begala and political analyst Gloria Borger.
Weeks after the Affordable Care Act website went live and melted down, President Obama is apologizing. He's apologizing for those technical problems, along with failing to live up to the promises he made. At nearly every stop in the 2012 campaign, he repeated "you can keep your doctor" and "you can keep your plan." Now we know several million people are seeing their existing policies cancelled. Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley, Chief National Correspondent John King, and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger all weigh in.
That's political commentator Alex Castellanos' first reaction to hearing Chris Christie's victory speech. He won a second term as New Jersey's governor. The AC360 Later panel debates what his speech says about Christie's presidential ambitions.
Chris Christie won a second term as New Jersey's Governor in a landslide victory over his Democratic opponent. But even before voters went to the polls, there was plenty of talk a presidential run could be next. Jake Tapper, Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger discuss what's next for Chris Christie.
A growing number of Democrats are calling for a delay of key parts of the Affordable Care Act. Many of them are speaking out a day after Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared on AC360, saying President Obama did not know about technical problems with the rollout until after the launch. Now the White House is promising daily briefings on the web site problems. Republicans are preparing for hearings that start tomorrow. CNN's Dana Bash has the latest from Capitol Hill.
Dr. Gupta discussed all of this with Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger, Democratic Strategist Paul Begala, and Alice Stewart, who served as Communications Director for the 2012 Santorum and Bachmannpresidential Campaigns.
Conservative protesters gathered this weekend for the “Million Vet March” at the WWII Memorial in Washington. Sen. Ted Cruz and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spoke at the rally, which resembled familiar Tea Party events from 2009. Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, a conservative political advocacy group, called for Pres. Obama “to put the Quran down, to get up off his knees, and to figuratively come out with his hands up.” Our panel discusses whether the rhetoric at the march crossed the line.
An early evening meeting at the White House ending with no deal on either averting a debt-ceiling breech or reopening the government. It comes as new polls show Americans say they would vote out the entire Congress if they could. Anderson discussed all of this with John King, Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker.
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