Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

Support for the health care law dropped in the latest Gallup poll released Thursday, likely due to increasing reports of people losing their individual marketplace insurance plans.

Only 40 percent of those surveyed approved of Obamacare, while 55 percent disapproved of the law, the largest gap Gallup has found in the last year.

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CBS News aired a misleading report on Monday about security issues concerning the federal health insurance exchange website based on leaked partial transcripts of a health care official's testimony, according to the Washington Post.

CBS reported that Henry Chao, lead project manager of Healthcare.gov at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, had been unaware of two major security holes in the website that could lead to identity theft.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) highlighted Wednesday that demand for health coverage through the federal marketplaces mandated by the Affordable Care Act has been high.

"In just the first month of enrollment, nearly a million Americans have completed the eligibility process for the quality, affordable coverage available on the health insurance marketplaces," Pelosi said in a statement.

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