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OFA kicks off opening of health insurance marketplace

Volunteers mark historic day by spreading the good news about Obamacare

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  • They shut down the government, but they can't shut down Obamacare

    The government shutdown will cost American taxpayers billions and furlough thousands of federal workers—all to make a political point.

    A group of Republicans in the House of Representatives has forced a government shutdown over Obamacare, but a key part of the new health care law went into effect today as planned.

  • One step closer to a government shutdown

    The clock is ticking, but a group of Republicans is still playing games with our economy.

    On Saturday night a group of Republicans in the House of Representatives continued on a path towards a shutdown of the federal government, unless their demand to delay Obamacare by a year is met. Here's what that means.

  • Introducing the OFA Donor Wall

    These people are building this movement, brick by brick.

    Your name can be here—just chip in to help before our critical September 30th fundraising deadline.

  • Letter to the editor: It's time

    Comprehensive immigration reform can't wait any longer. It's time for the House of Representatives to act.

    By writing a short letter to your local newspapers, you can help bring attention to the the House of Representatives' failure to act on immigration reform.

  • More good news on Obamacare

    How good are prices on the new health insurance marketplace? Pretty damn good.

    While Washington is focused on the political games being played by Senator Ted Cruz and a group of Republicans in the House who are willing to sabotage the economy over Obamacare, what is making headlines in the rest of America? The facts.

  • Organizing for women's equality


    OFA kicked off the "Stand with Women" initiative last week at house parties across the country. More than 500 supporters attended local events to discuss how to take action on issues that impact women's lives—including access to health care and economic equality.

  • What's your Obamacare story?

    If you or someone you know is planning to shop for a health insurance plan on the new health care marketplaces, you can share your story with our easy-to-use tool.

  • Climate change denial: a passing fad?

    The good news: The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Wednesday on President Obama's climate action plan. The bad news: Thirteen of the 17 Republican members at the hearing are climate change deniers.

  • What will they do next?

    With only 10 days left to pass a budget, what's coming out of the House is just plain ridiculous. What could possibly be next?

  • Spreading the word: Obamacare is working

    With just two weeks to go before the new health insurance marketplaces open nationwide, OFA volunteers are working hard to make sure their neighbors have all the facts. Millions of Americans with insurance are already starting to see better coverage at lower costs, thanks to Obamacare. When the marketplaces open on October 1st, millions of uninsured Americans will be able sign up for affordable coverage ...