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Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama’s health secretary publicly apologized Wednesday for the rocky rollout of the U.S. health care law’s new website, stressing that citizens “deserve better” from the system.

“Let me say directly to these Americans: You deserve better. I apologize. I’m accountable to you for fixing these problems,” Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, the seniormost administration official to testify before Congress, told a closely-watched House panel.

AFP/Saul Loeb

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour

Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

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