Obama uses weekly address to tout now-open enrollment on HealthCare.gov

Obama uses weekly address to tout now-open enrollment on HealthCare.gov
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A little more than a year after ObamaCare's rocky rollout, the federal health insurance exchange website is open for its second sign-up season, and President Barack Obama used his weekly address to urge Americans to get covered, or re-enroll if they had already used HealthCare.gov.

"In part because this law is working, health care prices have grown at their slowest rate in nearly 50 years," Obama says in the video. "And this year, insurance premiums for families who are covered through an employer grew at a rate tied for the lowest on record."

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