| "Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz just signed a 1.5 million dollar deal to write a book," according to comedian Jodi Miller, "Oh! Hold on. This just in: even though the Cruz book has yet to be written the New York Times just gave it a bad review." Miller brings "media bias reports" on this weeks hottest headlines including unemployment, Obamacare, and Major League Baseball.
| White House Press Secretary Jay Carney claims that Obama never misled the public on Obamacare when he said "If you like your plan...you can keep your plan." He then blames the insurance companies for taking away and changing people's plans.
| House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) presented a new budget proposal Tuesday which would cut $5.1 trillion in government spending. "We do proposal to repeal Obamacare in this because Obamacare increased the eligibility of Medicare by about 33 percent," Ryan told Bloomberg Friday.
| Now that the enrollment period has ended, the board that runs Maryland's troubled online insurance marketplace has opted to start over with a system that worked well in Connecticut. Some of the states that have struggled with technology problems are headed into an intensive new phase of fixes as they try to shepherd final enrollees through the process.
| More than seven million individuals signed up for Obamacare by the March 31st enrollment deadline, according to the Obama Administration. "This top line number tells us very little about who has actually gained coverage under Obamacare and who will be able to afford coverage going forward," American Enterprise Institute program director of economic policy Abby McCloskey explained.