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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Oregon Struggles To Work Out Health Exchange Glitches

Rocky King, director of Cover Oregon — the state’s health insurance exchange — went before a pair of legislative panels yesterday and told lawmakers that the online enrollment process will likely not be working before the Affordable Care Act’s first enrollment period ends on March 31st.

Why is Oregon having such trouble getting its online enrollment up and running?

Kristian Foden-Vencil, a reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting, joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti to explain.

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April 29 3 Comments

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Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

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HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."