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Carney refers questions to HHS — 10 times

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney continuously referred reporters' questions on the Obamacare web site to the Department of Health and Human Services. (Video: The Washington Post)
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White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday repeatedly referred reporters asking questions about the Obamacare rollout to the Department of Health and Human Services — a practice that left journalists frustrated.

Journalists repeatedly asked Carney questions about how the Obamacare exchanges website was being fixed. By the end of the briefing, Carney had referred questions to HHS at least 10 separate times, according to a transcript.

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