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View Diary: 3 WEEKS and the software firm STILL hasn't fixed the Obamacare website problems?! (124 comments)

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  •  Actually, the shutdown might have had an effect (0+ / 0-)

    Always hard to see behind the curtain on things like this, but it seems obvious that while the budgetary authorities for the group working the exchange weren't cut, most everything else was.

    So what the shutdown could have prevented is the ability of the government to shift resources from one agency to another in order to deal with these issues.  

    A key piece of news today was that the administration is bringing in a team of all stars from other parts of the government and the private world.  The "other parts of government" part was probably not possible during the shutdown.

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