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Four sources deeply involved in the Affordable Care Act tell NBC News that 50 to 75 percent of the 14 million consumers who buy their insurance individually can expect to receive a "cancellation" letter or the equivalent over the next year.
President Obama will nominate Yellen to be chairman of the Federal Reserve, succeeding Ben Bernanke.
Many people will feel the financial burden, with an average per-person cost of at least $2,988 and tax credits limited to fewer than half of buyers.
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