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In the 1990s, though, aficionados treated the NFC championship game as the de facto Super Bowl. The San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys seemed to meet every year, and whichever team had Deion Sanders seemed to win. The ’80s were all about the AFC again, sort of.
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The White House is also behind on its targets for the share of young and healthy enrollees in the exchanges. Figures through the end of January put that share at just 25 percent, as opposed to the nearly 40 percent the Obama administration had hoped for. The success of the law depends on younger enrollees signing up to keep premiums broadly affordable for sicker and elderly enrollees..