Morning Must Reads: October 23

In the news: Obamacare troubles; Nancy Pelosi; drone warriors; iPad Air

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • “While the debut of the Affordable Care Act this month has been marred by widespread computer problems, the difficulties the co-ops face have been less obvious to consumers. One co-op, however, has closed, another is struggling, and at least nine more have been projected to have financial problems…” [WashPost]
    • “Ms. Sebelius, the former Kansas governor who is the public face of Mr. Obama’s health care overhaul, is facing a barrage of criticism over the problem-plagued rollout of its online insurance exchange.” [NYT]
    • Why Kathleen Sebelius is Safe [Politico]
    • Ezekiel Emanuel’s “How to Fix the Glitches” [NYT]
  • Obama’s Uncertain Path Amid Syria Bloodshed [NYT]
  • “While many thought the California Democrat would step down as House minority leader after this Congress, Pelosi confidants now believe she will remain atop House leadership through 2016 and maybe even longer.” [Politico]
  • “Confessions of a Drone Warrior” [GQ]
  • “Investors are seeking at least $5.75 billion from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in a bid to recover losses from mortgage-backed securities sold to them before the financial crisis, said people familiar with the talks.” [WSJ]
  • “A White House national security official was fired last week after being caught as the mystery Tweeter who has been tormenting the foreign policy community with insulting comments and revealing internal Obama administration information for over two years.” [Daily Beast]
  • The Economic Outlook Looks Good, Politics Aside [Weekly Standard]
  • “Meet the New Hillary” [Atlantic]
  • “Apple just rolled out its fifth-generation iPad, and with it a new name: the iPad Air…” [Wired]