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State Senator takes a jab at HHS Sec. with gift

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Our NBC News partner WBIR reports

Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, headlined an event in Memphis Friday about the Affordable Care Act. But attention quickly shifted away from healthcare thanks to a parting gift given to the secretary.

A Memphis Daily News photographer snapped a picture of Tenn. State Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) handing her a copy of "Web Sites for Dummies."

Kathleen Sebelius' office did not give a comment when asked by CNN, but in the photo, Sebelius appears to be unhappy with the gift.

Senator Kelsey later tweeted that the book was "simply a reminder" that "Tennessee does not want medicaid expansion."

This comes just 48 hours after the Health and Human Services Secretary was on Capitol Hill defending the new insurance exchange website.

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