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Washington (CNN) - She apologized for the "miserably frustrating" problems with the Obamacare website and promised it would get fixed.
But no matter what Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House committee Wednesday, her words were no match for the screen showing that HealthCare.gov was telling its users: "The system is down at the moment."
By CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper and Sherisse Pham
When it comes to questions of whether he would back Hillary Clinton in a 2016 presidential run, Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was blunt.
“I’m behind Hillary if she runs. And I think she will, but that’s up to her. If she runs, I’m in,” said Emanuel.
For more of our interview with author Rich Cohen, watch CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" at 4 p.m. ET
Many sports fans hold a special place in their hearts for victorious sports teams from their youth. For CNN's Jake Tapper, it is the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies; for author Rich Cohen, it is the 1985 Chicago Bears.
"Those first teams are like the first thing that ever happens to you, and you believe that this is how it's going to be forever," said Cohen, author of "Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football."