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What is it like to sign up for Obamacare in California?

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Milton Vazquez, an organizer for 'Get Covered America', stands with a clipboard at the Hialeah Literacy Fair September 14, 2013 in Hialeah, Florida. T Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Obamacare officially launched on Tuesday, though not without some delays and glitches. 

The online healthcare exchange websites in many states were bogged down by too much traffic, leaving many users with stalled pages, site crashes and the spinning wheel of death. In our state the Covered California website reported it got a million page views in the first hour and about 800,000 every other hour of the day.

Freelance writer Janice Worthen was among the millions who visited the Covered California site yesterday and she joins us now to tell us about her experience.  


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