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Today is the deadline to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. We get the latest on who’s signing up and who isn’t. Plus, we look at the ongoing politics of Obamacare and the other hot button beltway issues in our Monday political roundup. We also say goodbye to Hobie Alter, who changed the face of surfing as we know it. And we talk to a woman who’s willing to roll up her sleeves and help you find the best way to live in a cleaner home.

Banner Image: Fifty-four-years-old Natalia Pollack (L), uninsured since 1999, is helped to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, by Carlos Tapia, a certified application councilor at a Single Stop USA site at West Side Campaign Against Hunger in New York City, March 31, 2014. President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of signing up 7 million people in private health insurance. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Producers:
Andrew Walsh
Christian Bordal
Matt Holzman
Jolie Myers
Anna Scott

Affordable Care Act Deadline 8 MIN, 21 SEC

Today is the deadline to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The Obama administration says that so far, over six million people have signed up for private insurance under Obamacare. We get a lay of the land and answer last minute questions.

Guests:
Nancy Metcalf, Consumer Reports (@NancyMetcalf)

Covered California 8 MIN, 8 SEC

Here in Los Angeles, we have one of the highest rate of uninsured people in the country. Many will sign up through the Covered California website today, but there are roughly a million more people who will remain uninsured. And the county is trying to figure out exactly what to do with all these people going forward.

Guests:
Anthony Wright, Health Access California (@healthaccess)

Goodbye, Hobie Alter 7 MIN, 35 SEC

Hobie Alter, who helped change the face of both surfing and sailing, has died. We look back at his legacy.

Guests:
Paul Holmes, Author

Spring Cleaning 13 MIN, 42 SEC

It’s officially Spring, which means it’s officially time to clean. But if the thought of that makes you shudder, we talk with someone who can help you get through it.

Guests:
Jolie Kerr, writer, 'Ask A Clean Person' (@joliekerr)

Monday Politics 9 MIN, 4 SEC

We talk about the politics of Obamacare, President Obama’s political appointees who appear stuck in limbo, and the UN report on global climate change.

Guests:
Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post (@eilperin)

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