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Healthcare.gov Gets New Handlers With Former Ties To Obama Campaign

January 20, 2014 by  

CGI Federal, the computer consulting firm fired by the Department of Health and Human Services after the disastrous rollout of Federal Obamacare website Healthcare.gov, has been replaced by another firm with ties to President Barack Obama’s campaign machine.

The Accenture management consulting company was handed CGI’s old job as Healthcare.gov’s primary contractor after the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded the company a non-competitive, $90 million contract. The no-bid Accenture contract brings another corporate friend of the Obama Administration home to roost in a honey of a deal.

According to The Daily Caller, Rayid Ghani, the Chicago-based company’s former top analytic researcher, developed data collection methods to track voter behavior as part of Obama’s 2012 campaign strategy.

“The no-bid deal puts the company that employed the man who developed the Obama campaign’s personality-tracking programs in charge of a website that possesses massive amounts of personal information despite severe security risks,” reports The Daily Caller.

The new deal illustrates the Obama Administration’s ongoing penchant for cashing in favors for those who’ve helped the Obama campaigns. As the report observes, “CMS replaced CGI Federal — which employs Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate and White House Christmas dinner guest Toni Townes-Whitley as a top executive — with another firm that has close links to Obama-world.”

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