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GOP Wants To Investigate Troubled Oregon Health Exchange

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RNC spokesman Michael Short said the party will hold Oregon Democrats who are up for re-election in 2014 accountable. Those lawmakers include including Gov. John Kitzhaber, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Rep. Kurt Schrader.

"[The] national party is getting involved to hold these elected leaders responsible for this disaster," Short told the Oregonian.

Kitzhaber defended the Oregon exchange last week, noting that the state has been able to sign consumers up for insurance and that the exchange website could be functioning soon.

The RNC is also filing records requests on the exchanges in Hawaii, Minnesota and Maryland, Short told the Oregonian.