Morning Must Read: February 10

In the news: ObamaCare flaws, a debt ceiling showdown, and the 2014 midterms

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

  • Millions are trapped in an ObamaCare coverage gap, earning too little for subsidies but too much for benefits under existing Medicaid programs. [WSJ]
    • Accenture, hired to help fix, has had a series of stumbles. [WashPost]
  • The clock is running on passing a debt ceiling raise. [Politico]
    • The Defeat of the Deficit Hawks [Hill]
  • A chastened G.O.P. tries to foil primary insurgents. [NYT]
    • “By targeting moderate Democrats on energy and gun control, the Left is helping Republicans retake the Senate.” [National Journal]
  • “Chuck Schumer is trying to call John Boehner’s bluff over immigration reform—but in a way that should, in theory, help Boehner bring along his antsy conservative allies.” [New Republic]
  • “Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?” [New Yorker]
  • Vice President Joe Biden talks with TIME about pot legalization, Obamacare, Sen. McConnell and his second term agenda. [TIME]
  • Presidents Barack Obama and Francois Hollande: “France and the U.S. enjoy a renewed alliance.” [WashPost]