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Biden Apologizes For HealthCare.gov, Says He And Obama Not 'Technology Geeks'

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Asked why it would take another month for the glitches to be resolved, Biden said he didn't know the technical reasons for the delay. 

"I don't know, I wish I could tell you," he joked. "That's why I became a lawyer."

The vice president also told HLN that the President and his own daughter tried to access the website, but said he didn't attempt to log on himself because "it was clear" that he wouldn't be able to get online.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius formally apologized for the Obamacare web portal's stumbling launch Wednesday in a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. Sebelius previously said that Obama wasn't aware of the website's technical issues before its Oct. 1 launch.

Progress overnight on deployment of new commenting system. We hope to move into a short beta-testing phase shortly.