Lost applications, wasted hours on the phone and frustrated consumers are trying to access their new health insurance. Even people not using Obamacare are feeling the ripple effects. Also, how the disappearing sardine is having a big effect off the coast of California. Guest host Madeleine Brand looks at the bureaucratic delays and shifting deadlines of the California healthcare roll-out.
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, back from its recess, the Senate is considering reinstating federal unemployment benefits for the 1.3 million who have been out of work for more than six months and who lost them over the holidays when the program expired. Guest host Barbara Bogaev looks at the politics, economics and uncertain future of extended federal jobless aid.