GOP House leaders offer short-term debt ceiling deal. House Speaker John Boehner offered to lift the debt ceiling—at least temporarily. And, the White House reportedly ignored warnings that health-insurance exchanges in 36 states were not ready to go on line on the first of October. Will frustrated consumers go back to healthcare.gov? Also, if you think your dog has feelings, you might be right. We’ll talk to a neuroscientist who's examined dogs' brains in MRI scanners.
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Was the White House overconfident? Why didn't it listen to friendly warnings from experienced sources? Now, consumers are frustrated by computer glitches in some of the 36 states where the federal government set up insurance exchanges last week to implement the Affordable Care Act. Can the problems be fixed before they do long term damage to an already controversial program?
Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post (@eilperin)
Jyoti Bansal, AppDynamics (@AppDynamics)
Bryce Williams, Towers Watson's Exchange Solutions (@brycewatch)
Peter Suderman, Reason magazine (@petersuderman)
Tayse Haynes, Cabinet for Health and Family Services of Kentucky (@kynectky)
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