In this Oct. 24, 2013 photo temporary City Of Houston employee Lida Moreno, left, and colleagues count out Spanish language brochures for Enroll America in preparation of a door-to-door distribution

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In this Oct. 24, 2013 photo temporary City Of Houston employee Lida Moreno, left, and colleagues count out Spanish language brochures for Enroll America in preparation of a door-to-door distribution in Houston. Houston is trying to reach more than 1 million people across 600 square miles who don’t have health insurance and connect them with the new federal health insurance program that began accepting applications this month. The push is happening in one of the nation’s reddest states, an example of the gap between the vitriolic political opposition to President Barack Obama’s signature initiative in some conservative bastions and the actual response to it by local officials. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) less 

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Associated Press
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 6:52 PM EDT