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Sebelius: The Obamacare Marketplace Is 'Working'

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"The marketplace is working and people are enrolling," she said in a press call. "In every part of our country, people are very interested."

Sebelius' statement followed an announcement of low health plan enrollment numbers during the first month, Oct. 1-Nov. 2.

Only 26,794 people selected an insurance plan through healthcare.gov, the federal marketplace website, and 106,185 total selected a plan through state-run and federal marketplaces.

Progress overnight on deployment of new commenting system. We hope to move into a short beta-testing phase shortly.