Obamacare: What Could Go Wrong Next?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_fc12cc945f.jpgvaeenma/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- After an unprecedented, last-minute surge, the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment period closed last week, topping out at more than seven million enrollees. But even as the White House celebrated surpassing its enrollment goal, Republican strategists were downplaying its significance. Though Obamacare undoubtedly hit a major milestone on March 31, the path ahead could still be a rocky one.

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Former San Diego Mayor Ends Home Confinement

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_4257f4d83f.jpgBill Wechter/Getty Images (SAN DIEGO) -- Bob Filner, the former San Diego mayor who resigned in disgrace last year following multiple sexual harassment charges, is no longer confined to house arrest. Last December, Filner, 71, was sentenced to 90 days of home confinement after pleading guilty to felony false imprisonment and two counts of misdemeanor battery.

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White House Not Ready to Celebrate Health Care Law Enrollment Success

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_26be364b76.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Was President Obama premature in getting excited about the Affordable Care Act signing up 7.1 million Americans? White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer admits it was a celebratory moment, especially after things looked bleak following the disastrous rollout last October. However, Pfeiffer told CBS' Face the Nation that the administration is not doing a "victory lap," given that the real test of how well the law works won't be known for months or even years.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'Moment of Truth' for General Motors

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_f4d29bcdfb.jpgmccaskill.senate.gov (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Claire McCaskill, speaking Sunday on This Week, did not rule out the possibility of jail time for General Motors employees who may have perpetrated a cover-up at the company involving a defective ignition switch. "I know Justice Department is taking a hard look," McCaskill, chair of the Senate committee charged with overseeing the alleged malfeasance, told ABC's Jon Karl.

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Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Will Test High-Profile Sales Pitch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_7484282bc9.jpgHealthCare.gov (WASHINGTON) -- Monday is (sort of) the deadline for Americans without employer-provided health coverage to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act -- the White House extended it so that anyone who’s begun to sign up by Monday can still complete the process by April 7. The final enrollment numbers will be an important test for a law intended to expand access for the uninsured. It’ll also be a test for the White House’s sales pitch, one that’s involved celebrities, YouTube videos, and paid media.

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