The Obamacare rollout snafu continues to be the top news in DC. The initial criticisms came from the laws opponents, but even its supporters are now expressing disapproval of the implementation.
Slate: The Four Most Worrisome Things Kathleen Sebelius Told CNN
National Journal: The Biggest Joke of the Obama Presidency
Passing the law was a major effort for congressional Democrats—it was a big reason they lost the House—so ensuring the program’s success is absolutely essential to vindicating them.
Politico: Hill Democrats Frustrated by Obamacare Rollout
One swing-district House Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, has already said someone in the Administration must lose his job over the fiasco.
Roll Call: House Democrat Wants Someone Fired Over Obamacare
Although Maloney did not say whether he wanted Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign, many others have. But she’s probably not going anywhere, if only because the confirmation fight over her replacement would grueling.
Politico: Why Kathleen Sebelius Is Safe
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