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Glitchy Rollout Doesn’t Spell Doom for Obamacare

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The drama surrounding the government shutdown and potential debt default almost obscured the rollout of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Both champions and critics of the measure should be grateful.

More than 8 million Americans tried to log on to federal or state exchanges, despite concerted efforts by conservatives to dissuade them. Software glitches foiled many of these inquiries and undermined supporters’ claims that the program is ready for prime time.