A.M. Links: Obama To Declare Obamacare Glitches "Unacceptable," First Gay Marriages in New Jersey, Feinstein Defends NSA While France Demands Answers


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  • At a White House event this morning, President Obama is expected to declare the glitches in the heathcare exchange websites to be "unacceptable."
  • Some gay couples in New Jersey seized the opportunity early today to be among the first married in the state, where a court ruling just made it the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage.
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) defended the NSA's call-records program, stating that there is "extensive" oversight and that the program "is not surveillance."
  • French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is demanding answers from the US ambassador following a French newspaper's claim that the NSA spied on millions of phone calls in the country.
  • Some Californian landowners are left in a frustrated limbo as their state pushes forward with plans for a bullet train. California has been weighing different possible routes and the necessary stretches of land for the infrastructure to occupy.
  • Jeb Bush suggested that Republican lawmakers demonstrate some restraint and find a new approach to repealing Obamacare.

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