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'Saturday Night Live' mocks Kathleen Sebelius and the Obamacare website

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Heads-up before viewing: This sketch, which aired after 11:30 p.m. in the Eastern time zone, contains some risque content roughly midway through the clip. Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering,Barack Obama,Obamacare,NBC,Kathleen Sebelius,Television,Healthcare.gov,Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live's opening skit mocked Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the continuing problems with the Obamacare website.

The skit opened with actress Kate McKinnon playing Sebelius, who offers some friendly advice to customers having problems with accessing the website.

"For example, have you tried restarting your computer?" she asks. "Sometimes it helps to turn the computer off, and then turn it back on. We don't know why, it just does."

The Sebelius character suggests trying a low-resolution version of the website or trying to sign up in a different language such as "Icelandic."

She also advises users to send a postcard to the government with the word "Help" to get assistance for the website and receive 1,000 free hours of AOL internet service.

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