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MAR
19
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Obama to Make First Appearance on 'Ellen' as President

The commander in chief is set to talk health care on Thursday's show.

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President Obama has lined up another media appearance as he works to get people to sign up for health insurance by the March 31 deadline.

Obama will appear on Thursday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show, via a live shot from the White House.

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In his first time on the show since he was elected, the commander in chief will talk to DeGeneres about Obamacare and urge people without health insurance to sign up for coverage.

Obama's appearance comes on the heels of his participation in numerous other pop culture moments to promote Obamacare, including calling in to Ryan Seacrest's radio show last Friday and last week's Between Two Ferns Funny or Die video with Zach Galifianakis.

Vice President Biden has also made the rounds on the talk-show circuit to promote Obamacare.