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The deadline to sign up for insurance on the government’s health care website arrived Tuesday, a day later than expected after the Obama administration granted those waiting until the last minute — or those tripped up by the site’s glitches — an extra day to enroll.

The one-day grace period was the latest in a series of delays that have marked the rollout of the health care law. Officials said they decided to extend the deadline to Christmas Eve to ensure people in different time zones and those experiencing technical problems that might result from a last-minute rush of applicants can sign up successfully.

Among those not needing the extra day: President Barack Obama. The White House said Monday he had signed up for coverage through the new insurance exchange, even though he won’t use it. And Obama aides didn’t actually use the HealthCare.gov website to sign up their boss, a reminder of just how complex the process can be.

Had Obama tried……….. continues on ABC News.

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