Administration responding to pressure for answers on messy ObamaCare site

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Obama administration officials and other Democrats appeared to respond Sunday to increasing pressure for a full, public explanation from the Health and Human Services Department about the problem-plagued federal health care website.

The agency on Sunday posted a blog on its site with some preliminary statistics and an assurance to Americans that officials are “working around and clock” and “committed to doing better.”

And President Obama is scheduled Monday to publicly address the issue. The White House said Sunday the president will directly address the technical problems with the site that “he and his team find unacceptable.”

The website has been mired in problems since going live Oct. 1, including crashes, slow response times and failing to allow customers to complete the online process by purchasing health insurance.

Also on Sunday, Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius would testify before Congress about the site, amid a growing call for her to accept requests to speak on Capitol Hill.

“Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify,” Durbin, the Senate’s No. 2 Democrat, told “Fox News Sunday.”

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