New Information Out on Obamacare; Christie Under Microscope during 2nd Inaguration

New York Times reports today on Obamacare.

It calls signups for private insurance "sluggish," but also points to a huge surge in Medicaid signups. Medicaid is the federally-run health plan for the poor.

Meantime, the Washington Post takes a look at the White House decision to allow folks to keep their current plans even if they don't meet the requirements under Obamacare. A Rand Corp study says the pledge, which came as result of President Obama's broken promise that ‘you could keep your plan if you liked your plan,' will not threaten the integrity of the health care exchanges.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gets sworn in for a second term today. It should be a celebration since he was re=elected in a landslide, but the bridge traffic scandal continues to dominate the state. Eric Shawn reporting, and we'll cover some of the ceremonies.

1130EST -- Swearing-in ceremonies followed by Christie's inaugural address. War Memorial, Trenton, NJ. LIVE

Northeast preparing for another dose of frigid temperatures. This time the polar temps will bring a big dose of snow. DC, NY and Boston expected to get at least several inches. We've got team coverage.

Today is the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion. Thousands of young folks are expected to attend a Youth Rally and Mass for Life as a protest against the ruling. Mike Emanuel covering.

The New York Times reports today that abortion is becoming a big issue in the 2014 races .. somewhat surprising some analysts..

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