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www.wmfd.com - President Barack Obama and former President Clinton reunite in Washington Wednesday and this will be their first face-to-face since Clinton challenged Obama on his "keep your plan" pledge for health care. }}" />

   
 
 
There May Be Tension Between President Obama, Bill Clinton

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  Original Published: 11/20/2013 President Barack Obama and former President Clinton reunite in Washington Wednesday. This will be their first face-to-face since Clinton challenged Obama on his "keep your plan" pledge for health care. So, how tense is it between the two of them? Jim Acosta takes a look. All eyes will be on the body language between President Obama and Bill Clinton, as both men will be sharing two big stages Wednesday. At the White House, Mr. Obama will award Clinton the Presidential Medal of Freedom before the two leaders make their way to Arlington National Cemetery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. "So I personally believe..." said CLinton. All of that face time just one week after Clinton called on the president to keep his health care promise: "If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan," said the president," weeks ago. "Even if it takes a change in the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they've got," said Clinton. The president remains in Obamacare damage control mode, conceding at a Wall Street Journal event packed with top CEO's that his signature achievement could use a makeover. "We're going to have to obviously re-market and re-brand, and that will be challenging in this political environment," said the president. But as CNN reported, his latest P.R. challege actually started right at the White House. "I recently received a letter from a woman named Jessica Stan, uh, Jessica Stanford in Washington state," the president said. When he cited Jessica Sanford, a single mom from Washington state, as an Obamacare success story. just days after that presidential shout-out, Sanford learned her state's health exchange had made a mistake calculating her Obamacare tax credit. "I don't trust, I don't trust the system at all her in Washington state," she said. Now she says she can't afford the plans available in her state. "I wanted to be the poster child of how it did work out," she said. "That makes me really sad that it has to be the negative instead of the positive." Contacted by CNN, the CEO of the Washington state's health exchange released a statement, saying the program "would like to sincerely apologize to Jessica Sanford and all those affected in Washington state by this error." But the state and the White House say, there's nothing they can do. "We are certainly sorr as we can be that Jessica is one of the folks that has been affected by this," said Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary.
   
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