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so -- people need to order it now to get it for christmas. >> yeah! >> everybody ought to buy it. it's a great read. >> fantastic. don't forget to set your dvrs. see you tomorrow. special report is next. another major delay for obama care and it just happens to push back the next round of enrollment past next year's elections. this is special report. good evening, i'm sabrina in for bret baier. even if you believe in coincidence, our top story is a stretch. president obama decided to postpone next year's opening of health care signups ostensibly to give insurers and people more time to study options. the new date is after the -- chief white house correspondent ed henry has both sides.
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>> insuring that president obama and his fellow democrats will not have to defend a potentially messy 2015 health care enrollment right on the eve of the 2014 midterm elections, the administration today unilaterally declared sign-ups for the second round start on november 15th of next year. 11 days after the november 4th midterm elections instead of the originally planned october 15th date. republican charles grassley immediately cried foul. if premiums go through the roof the first year of obama care, no one will know about it until after the election. this is clearly a cynical political move by the obama administration to use extra regulatory by any means necessary to keep this program afloat and hide key information from voters. white house spokesman jay carney scoffed aught that charge. >> we're doing it because it makes sense for insurers to have as clear a pool of -- before setting rates for next year. >> there's still this year's problems with the website to
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deal with. the administration revealed another smaller delay. for those who want coverage to begin on january 1st, the sign-up deadline has been pushed from december 15th to december 23rd of this year. meanwhile, new questions about whether the president can keep another key promise he made to sell the law. >> if you like your plan, and you like your doctor, you won't have to do a thing. you keep your plan, you keep your doctor. >> doctors' fees were -- in acceleration of that now, it will be hard to draw more of them to certain plans. >> doctors make the decision about who is in networks. that was true before the aca and true after the aca. because the aca builds on the existing private insurance system. it's been the case for decades that insurance companies make decisions about the doctors in provider networks. under the health care law that continues. >> that raises questions about why the president made the
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promise in the first place. a cardiologist at washington's sibley memorial hospital says this adds to the anxiety that he and hi patients feel. >> i'm a small businessman. i've seen the premiums that my staff go up 42%. number two, my patients are extremely anxious. they're worried. am i going to take my insurance next year. am i going to be paid enough to stay in practice. >> the administration is leaking out what might be good news insurance companies in three big states, ohio, texas as well as fl florida announcing that they're more aggressive about directly enrolling people in obama care. that's important because it's a way around the website which has caused so many problems. janet? >> the white house will talk about it with our panel. thanks, ed. >> despite its name, the affordable care act is not affordable for everyone. that has led to a drastic change for some of the country's most vulnerable and ironically, most
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invulnerable. doug mckelway shows us how peoples lives are being affected. >> how has it come to this? a journal op-ed about her mother's bout with obama karp. my mother always worked hard. >> she has an income nabl spirit. >> on the farm where her mother was raised. found dignity in self-sufficiency. >> the pride is from being able to take care of yourself in all ways and health insurance, for example, is just one of those things you do. >> like millions of other americans, when the health care was canceled this fall, she went to health, medicaid, which covers the uninsured poor. the white house maintains that obama care expands options. >> they'll have choices they didn't have in the past, including a range of option when is it comes to levels of coverage. >> that doesn't apply to the millions directed to medicaid. the system will sign them up
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for medicaid even if they don't want to be. >> take another case, a virginia family who asked to remain anonymous. the family owns a $5 million house, entirely paid for. his kids attend expensive private schools. but because he doesn't work, the website put him on medicaid. he protested in the chat area, "let 60 minutes show up in front of my house and tell america that this guy is on medicaid and that the american people are paying for it." a navigator replied, i do understand your frustration, however, i have no other options to offer imt there is strong evidence that medicaid is substandard. the manhattan institute wrote last year that hospitalized medicaid patients were almost twice as likely to dais those with private insurance. hospital stays 42% longer and cost 26% more. many doctors refuse to accept medicaid patients because payments are low. >> one woman in boston on medicaid told me she had to go down a list of 20 doctors before she found one that would see her.
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that tells you about access to care for medicaid. >> medicaid spending will rise rapidly over the coming decade not just because of obama care but because of the rising cost per beneficiary making medicaid more substandard than it is today. >> shannon? >> real concern today, doug. thank you. the fallout from the trigger pull on the so-called nuclear option is certainly politically toxic tonight. democrats will hurrying to take advantage. many are asking why now? >> here's mikey manual. >> which by changing the senate rules, administration critics say it's designed to load the d.c. circuit court with people friendlier to the administration's regulation and aspects much obama care. >> this administration does not want to be held to account for disregarding the law by an impartial judiciary so they're trying to pack the courts with judges that they hope will just rubber stamp the president's
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refusal to follow the law. >> other republicans say this is a sign that the white house believes democrats they're going to lose the senate majority in 2014 and want to have as many nominees confirmed. >> it shows desperation on the part of this white house and this administration. the president's polling is at an all-time low. people think he's not trustworthy and think he's incompetent. >> democrats complained about the attempted filibusters during his try to be secretary of defense. >> the national labor relations board and the consumer financial protection bureau, following the rouf -- this rule change could be used to have new nominees confirmed if they decide kathleen sebelius and others should go jay carney pushed back. >> i have no personnel announcements to make. there are obviously a lot of positions that any president fills. and the fact of the matter is, the president's team twh it comes to the affordable care act is focused on fixing the
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problems that exist with the website. >> carl leafin, mark manchin and mark pryor voted to change the rules. if it could be changed on judges or other nominees, this will be used, i fear, to change the rules in consideration of legislation. >> unlike leafin, 33 of the 55 democratic senators never served with their pert in the minority. jeff merkley was elected in 2008 and pushed for the nuclear option. >> this is terrific for the u.s. sn senate. it's done great disservice to the american people. >> one former senator predicts this would only make the atmosphere worse. >> the senate was designed to force people to work together, come up with consensus, democrats and republicans, liberals and conservatives. a lot of that has fallen away.
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it's very polarized and this decision made yesterday will make it more so. >> even more volatile shifts to the right and left based on who is in power will make senate elections more critical, particularly next year's midterm. shannon? >> mike, live on capitol hill, thank you mike. the dow gained 55 to hit another record close today. the 41st for the year. the s&p 500 was up 9. nasdaq finished ahead 22.5. for the week, the dow was up 2/3 of a percentage point. the s&p 500 gained about a third. nasdaq up .14. up next, the jfk assassination, 50 years later. we'll go live to dallas. here's what some are covering tonight. roanoke, virginia, the release of creigh deeds from the hospital. he was stabbed by his son who
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committed suicide. sucker punching victims. it's happening in many big cities across the country. a live look at eden prairie, minnesota, from fox 9. beautiful night there. the big story, two of the children rescued yesterday from a submerged car have died. three others remain hospitalized. the driver escaped injury. that's a look live tonight outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the flexcare platinum. new from philips sonicare.
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it was a watermark. amoment, an event everyone who lived through it will always remember. 50 years ago today, president john f. kennedy was assassinated in dallas, texas. it changed the world. today it was remembered around the world. in great britain, his granddaughter laid a wreath at the memorial dedicated to the fallen president. at arlington national cemetery,
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americans remembered while the eternal flame burned. flags were lowered to half-staff around the country. the most prominent ceremony was in the texas city. correspondent casey steeg he will is in dallas tonight. >> we shall pay any price, meet any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure that the viability and success of liberty. >> he gave americans hope with his inaugural address in 1961. less than three years later, the beloved 35th president of the united states would die from an assassin's bullet. >> he's been hit. stand by. >> the memory of what happened on that day still haunts those who were there. bill and gail newman brought their small children to the
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grassy knoll just to catch a glimpse of the president and first lady. as he got closer, i could see that something was wrong. president kennedy was looking into the crowd a puzzled look on his face. >> clint hill was a secret service agent assigned to mrs. kennedy. >> when i got her into the back seat, the president's body fell into her lap. she only made a couple comments. one was, i'm holding his brains in my hands. the other one was that joe jack, jack what have they done to you, jack, i love you. >> 50 dwreeyears later. paying homage on this cold, rainy november afternoon. >> his words changed lives. his words changed history. rarely has a commander in chief addressed the nation with such command of language. >> dealey plaza and the grassy
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knoll once again filled with people with the old texas school book depository in the background where 24-year-old lee harvey oswald set up his sniper post in an upper floor window. >> i believe the new frontier did not in that day in our texas frontier. i hope that president kennedy would be pleased with our humble efforts towards fulfilling our country's highest calling. >> half a century later and conspiracy theories around the assassination run rampant. a new gallop poll suggests 61% of americans still don't think oswald acted alone. but that's not the focus today. today is about honoring a man, his legacy, a life cut tragically short and an event which scarred a nation. >> and live from dallas tonight, no kennedy relatives or even former presidents were on hand
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for today's celebration. the kennedy family has said all along they would rather people honor jfk on his birthday of may 29th, not on the day he died. shannon? >> casey steeg he will in dallas, thank you. we still don't know some of what the drchlt ia knows about the assassination. correspondent james rosen tells us that fact contributes to the durability of alternative shooting scenarios. >> the motorcade moves into the downtown area. >> 50 years after dallas, no serious disputes that oswald killed president kennedy. there are, however, serious scholars who accept that fact but still don't rule out a conspiracy. central to such theorizing is the secretive and deceptive n conduct of the cia which had been tracking oswald since as early as 1959. the warren commission was largely kept in the dark about the cia's monitoring of oswald
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and the plots to kill fidel castro. >> we have to look at the assassination of president kennedy as a national security event which a veil comes down on key aspects of the story. the cia is central to that. that's what recreated it. >> among the pages cia kept classified to this day are the papers of this man. george -- an undercover cia officer who worked in miami and new orleans in the early '60s and who on november 22nd, 1963, leaked material to the news media that tied oswald to pro castro groups. the house committee reopened the kennedy case, langley appointed as the officially a son none other than george gel need is brought out of retirement. >> the fact that they appointed george to be the liaison between the cia and the house select
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committee an assassinations tells me that they consciously were determined to withhold information from this second major investigation of the kennedy assassination. it's hard to reach any other conclusion. >> discounting a conspiracy and chalking up it up to bureaucratic behavior. >> the idea that somehow he was a puppet or a patsy or being controlled by larger forces, mysteriously, it makes for nice theater but there's no truth behind it. >> since 2003, jefferson morely has been suing cia to gain access to the files of george hoping to beat the 2017 deadline when all assassination documents are scheduled to be declassified. a spokesman told me that conspiracy theories involving the agencies are pure fictions and also that he may have come
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into contact with oswald. shannon? >> james, rosen, thank you. still ahead, what may be the real motivation behind the nuclear option. will obama care spend your tax dollars to pay for abortion? ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review.
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the rising death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record tops world headlines tonight. philippine officials say more than 5,000 are dead and that count is likely to keep growing. typhoon haiyan blew through the region two weeks ago. more than 1600 people are still missing. authorities say recovery efforts are beginning to take hold. the nuclear program appears to go hung up whether the republic has a right to enrich
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uranium. negotiations continue between iran's foreign minister and the top diplomat. envoys from the u.s. and others have not participated. the foreign minister arrived today. this afternoon, the state department said secretary of state john kerry will go to geneva as well. no issue burns hotter in the pro life community than taxpayer subsidies for abortions. molly hen berg is here to tell us how obama care fits in. good evening, molly. >> hi, shannon. president obama promised that taxpayers would not fund abortion. now a new study suggests that may not be true. in part, because federal dollars will be given to those states expanding medicaid. medicaid in many states includes abortion coverage. also federal dollars will be given to individuals who qualify to help them purchase health insurance plans. the plans may include abortion coverage. the charlotte institute estimates that "obama care's annual net increase in insured
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abortions that are either fully publicly funded through medicaid or heavily subsidized through the exchanges could be as high as 71,000 to 111,500. which critics say goes against the president's promise and the amendment which prohibits federal money from paying for abortions. >> we were assured that this plan would maintain the spirit of the hyatt amendment. doesn't do that. it will extend abortion funding and make morally and religiously opposed people pay for those plans. >> pro choice advocates say that's not what's happening here. the federal dollars will be separated and not directly used to pay for abortions. the president is keeping his promise they say. >> the president has been very clear that obama care, the affordable care act would comply with the amendment and there's nothing i have seen including in this study which basically is a theory at this point that shows otherwise i do feel the
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affordable care act complies with the hyde amendment. >> pro lifers contend there's no way to separate out the federal dollars. legislation is -- to state up front whether a health insurance plan covers abortion so the people have all the facts before they purchase a plan. >> we'll track that bill. molly, thank you very much. the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is still rising but is leveling off a bit. new numbers from the cdc show 11% of children ages 4 through 17 have been diagnosed with adhd. the growth rate has slowed from 6% to 4%. adhd makes it hard for people to pay attention and control impulsive behaviors. locating an abortion clinic right next to an adoption agency. and refusing to locate news photographers at white housey vents. the grapevine is next. [ grandma ] with n fedex one rate,
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now the political grapevine. dozens of news organizations, including fox news, are protesting to the white house for limiting their ability to cover newsworthy events. a letter to press secretary jay carney details a number of recent examples in which photographers were barred from presidential events deemed private. even though the white house demonstrated their newsworthiness by releasing its own photos of events. here are a few. october 11th meeting with
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pakistani human rights activist and august 26th meeting with faith leaders. july 30th meeting with israeli and pal stin i don't know leaders. a july 29th meeting with former secretary of state hillary clinton. the letter says, access limits undercut president obama's pledge to create a more transparent government. josh ernest is characterizing the poe test as part of the natural tension between journalists and those they cover. planned parenthood held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new clinic in ft. worth, texas. it's located next to the glad any center for adoption, it's near a school and local pastors say they heard rumors about the it was supposed to have an election november 5th. but the part-time officials
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forgot to advertise or to even prepare for it. that means current leaders will stay in their jobs until 2015. get this. as bad as that sounds for the town of 275 people, wallsburg failed to schedule its election two years ago as well. and officials had to be appointed. one of the ramifications about confirming presidential nominations has to do with how much the government gets to tell you what you can and cannot do. national security correspondent jennifer griffin explains. >> if the white house agrees to a draft rule to expand the environmental protection agency's powers under the clean water act, the federal government may soon have control over every stream and ditch across the country according to critics worried about the epa's expanding regulatory powers. the epa says its critics are misreading and distorting the intent of the proposed rules. congressman lamar smith of texas
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issued the following warning. the draft rules sent to the white house for review could expand the epa's regulatory power to give the agency unprecedented new authority. a view echoed by other republicans at a recent hearing with epa administrator gina mccarthy. >> making matters worse, the courts defer to the epa especially when questions involve the analysis of science. >> the powerful d.c. circuit court is set to hear several important case that is will directly impact the epa and its ability to enforce clean air and water regulations that some big businesses worry will affect their bottom line. >> one big one that's coming up is an epa regulation that effectively outlaws the new coal fired power plant. it sets the standards impossibly high. so high it's beyond what our current technology can do. it would have huge impacts on coal state. >> to invoke the nuclear option and effectively end the filibuster will clear the way
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for congress to quickly approve three of the president's judicial nominees to the d.c. circuit court of appeals. >> what that means is we'll have a much more politicized court. we're seeing nominees put forward by the president that he has said these are people that i want to be able to advance my agenda. >> the fact is there are three vacant seats on the d.c. circuit court of appeals. those seats pre-dated the obama administration. somehow calling it court packing when all the president is doing is following his constitutional duty to appoint nominees to these existing judicial vacancies. it's absolutely silly. >> the circuit court currently has eight judges, four a pinted by democrats and four by republicans. soon there will be more appointed by the president having a direct impact on the epa. shannon? >> thank you. we'll talk about the implications of the nuclear option in our panel tonight.
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from what we saw yesterday was a replay of actually what happened with obama care. it was a brazen, partisan abuse of power. the democrats want to talk about anything other than the millions of people who are hurting because of obama care. >> the action taken by leader reid in the senate is unrelated to the implementation of the affordable care act. the fact that senator reed took this action, the president supported him in doing that only
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ensures that the president can continue to make choices about highly qualified nominees and that they can now fulfill their responsibilities on the independent judiciary or in the executive branch. >> the senate democrats decision to exercise the nuclear option, by the way, it won. first place for you in your voting in the lightning round. we're going to devote a whole panel to it today. goldberg, editor in large. kirsten powers, columnist for the daily beast and charles krauthammer who we just found out will once again be number one next week on "the new york times" best seller list for things that matter. congratulations, charles. >> thank you. i appreciate that. >> we appreciate you lending us your expertise in so many areas. let's start with the nuclear option. instead of getting 60 votes to move things on the senate floor, you only need a majority now. it makes a difference when you're in the minority. how big is that? >> i think it's going to be
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lasting. the way congress works from now on will be different. it's very difficult to see how they put the toothpaste back in the tube or the genie back in the bottle or whatever metaphor you want to use. if it's nuclear, it will have a very long half life. republicans have sworn a vow of vengeance that would be suita e suitable -- that's been left out of this. what the democrats did is use the filibuster shamelessly, invoking it as if it was being kept inside the arc of the covenant as one of those holy things we have to keep bush from appointing any judges to this court and then once they get in power, they get rid of it to pack the court. it is incredibly cynical. >> it does have a huge impact. like you said, and many talked about, there are a lot of things you think about appointing agency heads. dhs and other places. this court is going to get three new, absent unforeseen
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circumstance, three new obama appoint ease with a lifetime appointment. how much do you think the president -- because he supports this. how much was he factoring in his legacy? that court is one of the most prominent checks on executive actions. >> i wouldn't like to say the minute they got in power they did this. that's not exactly what happened. there's another intervening thing going on here which is republicans fighting them every step of the way over things that really should be the president's decision. i would say that if it was president bush or whether it's president obama. there are certain things the president should be allowed to do and they should be allowed to make certain executive appointments certainly. i think lower court appointments maybe have a higher bar. to hold up his executive appointments, i think, they were inviting this on themselves. because what else are they supposed to do? if you literally will not be able to point people to different agencies because the republicans will block everything, what are your
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options? >> i guess the same thing that the republicans did, which is not get your people confirmed. that's how it worked a few years ago, dharls. >> look, this is a festival of hypocrisy on all sides. you can play anybody's speech on anybody's side. it will always depend when you're in the minority or majority at the time and you make impassioned speeches about the filibuster or the horror of the obstructionism. i don't count that. there are two things that have happened here. one is the actual new arrangement itself. which i think it's probably okay. if you are nonpartisan, you are a martian arriving on the scene. you probably say it's an improvement of the senate that the president ought to have the more control over staffing his administration. the problem, i think, is how this was done. when cruz speaks about this being an abuse of power and makes the analogy to obama care, here's whether had the two are linked. in our history, you generally do not pass sweeping legislation like obama care that affects
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everybody, a sixth of the economy on the straight party line vote. social security, medicare, medicaid, civil rights had support across the board. here what happened in the senate is analogous. they passed it with a bare majority. had there been a 60 vote requirement to change the rule, that would have been better. had there been a committee of democrats and republicans who thought, well, this isn't good no mat who are is in office and agreed on this, that would have been okay. once you change the rules and this had been around for 200 years, on a vote because you happen to be in the majority, that means there are no rules now. because anybody in the majority can change all of the rules and it is now a place which with is how this administration had been running the government in the first place. it's not new but it's really damaging to the way our system -- it's not unconstitutional or legal.
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it's indecent. >> i want to read what president obama had to say as this played out yesterday. they said they had to do this because of a "unprecedented pattern of obstruction and this was for the sake of future generations because you couldn't let this become the normal way it was operating with the filibuster in place." jonah, how do you think it would or wouldn't have been different if it was president george w. bush saying that. >> i'm delighted he did it for the children. that trumps all over arguments. if you're doing it for the children. i think, look, if -- i watch the "today" show this morning for reasons having to do with sin. they didn't get to the filibuster until the 12th minute in. a more precious issue of talking about joe biden buying a sandwich. -- openly weeping about the death of democracy. you would have seen "the new york times" set itself ablaze in
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fear about the coming dictatorship. but instead, it is this unbelievably inside the beltway story about harry reid throwing out 200 years of precedent. no one seems to care. you think it would have been different. >> a bigger deal. >> kirsten, mitch mcconnell said it will not be long before democrats regret doing this. how soon do you think they might be regretting it? >> as soon as there's a republican in the white house. i think they probably will regret it. i mean, i've spoken to democrats today who are saying that. on the one hand, yes, we understand why this needs to be done, because the gears are gummed up. on the other hand, there's going to come a day where they will rue they did this. charles said, it's not that they're going to retaliate. it's now anything goes. there's just -- there's no -- nobody can say, well, this is a line we don't cross. because they've shown that there's a line that nobody thought that they would cross before and now they will.
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>> count every one of the 100 senators and made them more powerful because it gave them the prerogative to shut everything down. harry reid is the most powerful guy but diminishes their power. >> what happened is this action turned all the republicans into si sillians. wrap up on that topic. the friday lightning round coming up. thrusters at 30%! i can't get her to warp. losing thrusters. i need more power. give me more power! [ mainframe ] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ warp speed. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood
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because of the problems in the implementation of the website on health that we've experienced that has slowed enrollment in the early stages here, we expect that the -- what was already going to
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be a back loaded process, is going to be more back loaded. that would leave insurers with through in a very short time. >> it is a cynical political ploy by the administration to hide the additional sticker shock, the increased cost of insurance that are going to come next year. so for them to delay from a couple of weeks before the election to a couple of weeks after the election to me is just a naked effort. people are going to see right through this. >> we're back with our panel. we're going to talk about that delay to obama care to the next round of signups that would have happened in october of 2014, but today we found it's going o be 11 days after the 2014 midterm elections. charles, coincidence? >> you reach a point where this administration is so cynical that you almost have to admire them. i mean, the brazenness of this. and again, i repeat about jay carney, they don't pay him enough.
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>> he's got a tough job. kirsten, what do you think about the date change? we're told that it will be so the insurers will have more information to judge. jim engel, one of our key reporters on obama care all the time says it doesn't jive because the new rates have to be submitted by the end of may. why would you need to delay things in the fall? >> what they're saying is that it's because obama care is a -- we have a delay on the front end, right, because of the website, so therefore you have to delay a little longer to give the insurance companies more time. but does a month really -- i mean, they've extended it a month. if they were extending it six months, it might -- but i'm saying i don't think an extra month is actually going to change that much in terms of the insurance companies having time to sift over all the data, which is what they're saying, they have to have time to set the rates and see how many young people are going to get in. a hard way to get around the fact that this is a political
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decision. >> are we reading too much into it? >> i think so, probably. i just amazed that jay carney can keep from laughing when he does that stuff. in some ways this will help republicans because republicans will be able to say the reputation for obama care by november of 2014 could be incredibly bad and keeping it as just this fear hanging over the electorate could help republicans. we mark 50 years since the assassination of president john f. kennedy. thoughts about that day or his legacy since, charles? >> it reminds us how much our country have changed. people remember him saying "ask not," but what he also said we'll pay any price, support any friend, oppose any foe to insure the success of liberty. there aren't many democrats who would say that today, there aren't even a lot of republicans who would say that today. he was also the man who
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announced the moon shot and said we do these things not because they are easy but because they are hard. you don't hear that a lot today in washington. everything is done because it's easy. >> kirsten, do you think he would be traditionally viewed as a 2013 democrat? i mean, where do you think he would fall in the spectrum? >> hard to say. half of my family's irish catholic. they worshiped him. and i was weaned on stories about him. i often wonder even with my grandparents or great-aunts and uncles, what would they be today? because they were these irish democrats. i don't think honestly they'd fit into either party and i don't think jfk would fit into either party. different sides try to claim parts of him, but he's just of a different era, i think. >> i think that's right. if jfk were alive today, he'd be 96. and everything else is speculation. look, i have no problem with mourning a president. he deserves his mourning, but
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the way they're treating this as if we didn't have a chance to talk about the kennedy when it's the staple of every thumb sucking panel in washington and sunday talk show where they're trotting out third generation kennedys to talk about them ever more and their legacy and dynasty and this and that, one of the guys who actually truly offends hee is a major journalistic enterprises they're still talking about kennedy being killed by the right wingers and the city of dallas. cities don't kill people. a communist killed jfk. and elite liberalism even to this day when wallowing in bathos and pathos about this can't admit that, they're slandering a lot of people and an entire city in the ro says. >> interesting his family said whenever these markings of the anniversary of the death come around, they'd much rather prefer people would mark his birthday and his life than to remember him in this way. i have to tell you for the first time in the history of special report, all three of you picked the same winner and the same
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loser. so everyone picked either harry reid or the democrats winners because of getting it passed. >> short term. >> but long term that he'll be a loser because. >> they're going to run into a gang of sicilians. >> and save the nasty tweets. it's all in good humor. >> we love sicilians. >> and long term we'll see how getting rid of the filibuster works for everybody on capitol hill. panel, thank you very much. good to see all of you. that's it for the panel. stay tuned as we look at in depth coverage at a lool news station, coverage of a storm expected to devastate one region. plus the poll highlights from you. okay ladies, whenever you're ready. thank you. thank you. i got this. no, i'll get it! no, let me get this. seriously. hey, let me get it. ah, uh. i don't want you to pay for this. it's not happening, honey. let her get it. she got her safe driving bonus check from allstate last week. and it's her treat. what about a tip? oh, here's one... get an allstate agent. nice! [ female announcer ] switch today and get two safe driving bonus checks a year
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the nuclear option by obstruction. the approval skyrocketed when charles called it a festival of hypocrisy on all sides. and charles said they don't pay jay carney enough. total votes tonight 216,000. thanks for voting. weather forecasters make the predictions and then reporters go out in the field to cover the storm as it rolls in. or doesn't. >> i want you to check out this new video that's just into our newsroom. puddles building up there. >> our team is standing by. >> it has been raining hard off and on but not too bad. >> a little while ago the wind has started picking up. >> the rain snarling already bad rush hour traffic everywhere. >> how are you keeping dry? >> i just cover your head. >> head. >> listen, i spent several years as a local news reporter, so i feel your pain. we've all stood out there in
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those non-storm storms. good night from washington. greta goes "on the record" right now. new information about that delay in obama care deadline, but is someone trying to pull a fast one on you? what no one else is telling you. >> it's not surprising they want to move as much as they can after the next election. they're doing everything they can to run away from obama care. >> republican chuck grassley says you're doing that so that it starts after the midterm elections, it's politics. >> the fact is we're doing this because it makes sense for insurers to have as clear a sense of the pool of people they gain this year before setting rates for next year. >> for them to delay from a couple of weeks before the election to a couple of weeks after the election to me is just a naked effort. people are going to see right through this. >> because the website has had troubles, we expect more people