Today is the day for ObamaCare.

President Obama’s signature law takes effect on New Year’s Day 2014, giving approximately 2.1 million enrollees the chance to exercise their new plans at hospitals and clinics across the country.

That will open up a new set of challenges for the administration in a midterm election year that may hinge on how well the healthcare law plays across the nation.

The White House emerged from 2013 battered after enrollment delays linked to a troubled website put it behind its projections of getting 7 million people enrolled in 2014.

Poll numbers showed support for the law dipping along with Obama’s approval rating amid stories about the troubled website and reports of people losing their existing insurance despite the president’s promise they could keep it under the new law.

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