Heckuva Job: Contractor Behind Obamacare Website Awarded $7 Million in Federal Contracts Since October 1

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The Obamacare website's roll out has been almost universally seen as a disaster. But that doesn't mean the contractor behind the fiasco can't still gorge at the federal trough.

From Fox News:

CGI Federal Inc, the company that created large parts of the error-plagued ObamaCare exchange website, which it says it is scrambling to fix, has recently been awarded several other government contracts.

Since the ObamaCare exchange website launched on Oct. 1, government officials have signed at least five different agreements with CGI totaling $7 million, according to USASpending.gov, a government website that lists government contracts. The contracts were for computer and software development at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Commerce, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Meanwhile, Democrat Senator Barbara Mikulski, who is not up for re-election until 2016, said in a hearing that the rollout of Obamacare has created "fear, doubt, and a crisis of confidence." Obamacare may also be to blame for CNN's recent abysmal ratings and the doctor shortage Obamacare is helping exacerbate could in turn exacerbate Obamacare's problems.

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