Reid calls special ObamaCare meeting

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDemocratic efforts to cling to power at FCC are doomed to fail Lawmakers haggle over funding bill as shutdown nears Overnight Tech: Big win for Samsung over Apple | Trump to sit down with tech leaders | Trump claims credit for B investment deal MORE (D-Nev.) on Thursday will convene a special meeting of the Senate Democratic caucus and senior White Officials to discuss the troubled rollout of ObamaCare.

Reid on Wednesday told reporters he would not answer questions about the hundreds of thousands of insurance policy cancellations or other issues until he has further discussions with the White House.

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The Senate leader said President Obama called him Tuesday evening to discuss healthcare and other issues.

Several Democrats have signed onto a proposal sponsored by Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuFive unanswered questions after Trump's upset victory Pavlich: O’Keefe a true journalist Trump’s implosion could cost GOP in Louisiana Senate race MORE (D-La.) that would force insurance companies to let people keep their health plans if they like them.

Sen. Tim KaineTim KaineRepublicans tie Trump's Defense pick to funding fight Lawmakers haggle over funding bill as shutdown nears Clinton to throw thank-you party for millionaire donors MORE (D-Va.) said he would have a better idea of what proposals Democrats will push to improve the new law after the Thursday meeting.

Republicans could scarcely contain their glee over the growing Democratic anxiety.

"Obviously panic has set in on the other side," Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellOvernight Healthcare: Hospitals plot attack against ObamaCare repeal Republicans tie Trump's Defense pick to funding fight Lawmakers haggle over funding bill as shutdown nears MORE (R-Ky.) said.