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Last-Minute Surge Ahead of Obamacare Deadline

White House says the site has experienced record traffic as "young procrastinators" try to enroll.
3:00 | 03/31/14

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We go Washington now and the official deadline for obamacare. It's midnight eastern time. There has been a last-minute surge of people signing up. Jon Karl has more on where things stand. After all the early problem, the white house saying things are now back on track. Reporter: That's right. They say they saw a huge increase in traffic to the website over the weekend. A record number of people calling the call centers. The final day to sign up before the deadline, today, to be the biggest day yet. So far, the website seems to be handling it without major problems. As of Friday, 6 million people have signed up. The goal was 7 million. 6 million is far greater than most people anticipated they would get. White house officials say they believe day are closing in on the 7 million. They think they're getting close. There's a lot, this overall big number doesn't tell us. Reporter: That's right. A lot we don't know. First of all, how many people that have signed up have actually paid. Remember, you're not actually enrolled until you make the first Prem yum payment. How many that signed up are young and healthy? And how many were previously uninsured? And how many had old plans canceled? After we get the final Numbers, it will be awhile before we know how well this is all going to work. Thank you, Jon. Now for the first time of

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