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Politics

Obama admits frustration with snarled insurance site

WASHINGTON — A frustrated President Obama on Monday acknowledged the extensive technical failings of a new federal website through which millions of Americans are supposed to sign up for health insurance, but he said he would fix it before the problems eclipse his groundbreaking health care law.

“There’s no sugar-coating it,” Obama said in a speech from the Rose Garden. “The website has been too slow, people have been getting stuck during the application process. And I think it’s fair to say that nobody is more frustrated by that than I am.”

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