FROM Joanne Kenen
An Unexpected Surge for Obamacare: Is It Real? The sad story of healthcare.gov may or may not have a happy ending but there are signs of momentum. The latest projection is six million signups by the enrollment deadline of March 31 -- not good enough for Republicans but, for the White House, it's comeback city. But how many who've signed up have actually paid up? What about Latinos and young people in the big states that matter the most? We hear about a last minute drive to increase momentum, including Between Two Ferns , LeBron James and March Madness .
New Leadership for America's Largest Sheriff's Department Next month, LA County voters will elect a new sheriff. We’ll talk with Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach Police Chief, who got 49.4% in the primary. Can he reform what one judge called a “corrupt culture”—infamous for the excessive force and jailhouse brutality that led to a federal consent decree?