Tea Party Group Turns Health Care Glitches into Anti-Dem Ads

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_453f5134ed.jpgMLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Affordable Care Act’s website glitches have given Republicans a fresh anti-Obamacare message for the 2014 campaign. The Tea Party-backed group Americans for Prosperity Wednesday announced a slew of new television, radio and Web ads criticizing two Democrats, Rep. Scott Peters of California and Rep. Ron Barber of Arizona, for their support of the 3-year-old law.

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Congressman Gets Catty over Obamacare Glitches

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_57771fdda2.jpgThe Office of Congressman Darrell Issa (WASHINGTON) -- This is how one congressman gets cat-ty over a cat-astrophe. Hardly any House Republican has missed a chance to criticize the well-publicized glitches plaguing the Obama administration’s new health care website — at news conferences, in statements and on Twitter. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., decided to express his concerns Wednesday in a different way. With cats.

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Meet Jeff Zients, Tasked with Fixing Obamacare Website

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_c5962846d2.jpgT.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- When technology -- and bureaucracy -- go awry in the Obama administration, Jeffrey Zients becomes the president's Mr. Fix-It. Zients left the Obama administration last April after serving as acting director of the Office of Management and Budget for more than a year, but he was just summoned back (a little ahead of schedule) to undo the glitches in the Affordable Care Act's troubled health insurance marketplace website.

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Top Dem Rebukes Grayson over Tea Party-KKK Comparison

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_325a46118a.jpgBill Clark/Roll Call/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- An outspoken and often controversial Democratic congressman drew a rebuke from a fellow Democrat on Wednesday for comparing the Tea Party to the KKK. Rep. Steve Israel, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said he disagrees with Rep. Alan Grayson’s recent comments about the Tea Party. “I disagree. I disagree with Alan’s remarks,” Israel told ABC News.

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Obama Asks Supporters to Be Part of 'Team Obamacare'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_d64e4e5122.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama is calling on his supporters to join "team Obamacare," asking them to encourage Americans to enroll in the new insurance marketplace, despite the technical online glitches. In a new video message released by Organizing For Action, the president admits, once again, that the health care rollout has not gone as smoothly as it was supposed to.

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