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Obama Administration To End Contract With CGI Federal, Company Behind HealthCare.gov

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The Obama administration has decided to jettison CGI Federal, the main IT contractor that was responsible for building the defect-ridden online health insurance marketplace and has been immersed in the work of repairing it, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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