(WUSA9) --- We're bringing you the latest news making a buzz on the Affordable Care Act.
1. President Obama makes headlines as he defends the healthcare law in front of a crowd in New Orleans.
Listen to his statements in the video above.
He also said once the problems are fixed, critics may change their tune.
2. CBS News: Most uninsured are ignoring the Obamacare marketplace, polls show
The latest Gallup Poll indicate just 18% of uninsured Americans have attempted to log onto a healthcare exchange website since the start of Obamacare.
Also, only 22% of uninsured Americans say they plan to get health insurance through the new healthcare marketplace.
3. Politico: Only 5 enrollments completed in D.C. Obamacare exchange
Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) tried to collect enrollment data from four participating insurance companies.
In the District:
i. Two people completed enrollment and paid their first month's premiums for CareFirst Blue Shield plans.
ii. Three people have fully signed up for Kaiser Permanente plans.
But take note: Out of the four insurance companies the lawmakers asked for information, only two companies had the enrollment numbers.