It is meant to be the first stop for millions of Americans signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But many are finding the Obamacare web site is plagued by glitches and software problems. On top of that, the administration is not yet releasing numbers on how many people enrolled through the site. MIT economist Jonathan Gruber is an architect of both Obamacare and, in Massachusetts, Romneycare.
Republican Congressman James Lankford joins AC360 Later just hours after attending the budget meeting with President Obama at the White House. How close are both sides to a deal? What impact are new poll numbers having on the process? The panel discusses all of it.
To some former NSA contractor Edward Snowden is a criminal, a traitor, a fugitive from the law. But to others, Snowden is nothing short of a hero and a courageous whistleblower. Now, he has been honored by a group of former U.S. intelligence officers. They gave him the 'Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence' award, named for a late CIA analyst. Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern was there and met with Snowden. Anderson spoke with McGovern on the phone.
It's the video the country is talking about. A group of bikers attacking an SUV driver after the driver apparently runs over one of the motorcyclists. It was recorded on a helmet-cam, and it helped lead to the arrests of several bikers. The man who shot the video is not facing charges, but his attorney Andrew Verece spoke to Anderson about the situation.
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If you have tried to log-on to register for coverage under Obamacare, chances are you have experienced slow connection speeds and error messages that prevent you from enrolling. Analysts blame poorly written code and out-of-date applications. The Obama Administration is not releasing number on how many Americans successfully registered through the site CNN's Brian Todd takes a closer look.
If you are praying for an end to the government shutdown, you are not alone. Senate Chaplain Barry Black is using his morning prayers to gently prod lawmakers to come together and end the budget gridlock. Anderson spoke with Chaplain Black.
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.
Missouri Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner was in today's White House budget meeting with President Obama. She described it as "a very useful discussion." When asked about new polls that show Americans are increasingly blaming Republicans for the budget impasse she said, "We are not looking at polls, this is about governance." Check out her entire conversation with Anderson and John King.
Congressional Republicans and President Obama meeting at the White House today. The talks began with a possible Republican offer for a six-week extension of the debt ceiling, but no end to the shutdown. Dana Bash and Jim Acosta have the latest on the talks.
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