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Bloomberg: US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign


The woman in charge of guiding United States health policy and the figurehead of, Kathleen Sebelius, is reportedly resigning from her position. Bloomberg cites sources within the Obama administration with the news; it's unclear if her resignation has anything to do with the rocky rollout of the Obama administration's health care website. The official announce of the news is expected for tomorrow.

Sebelius became the Secretary of Health and Human Services in 2009, and was at the forefront of the debate and rollout of healthcare reform in the United States. In that role, she's spent the past six months playing defense due to millions of Americans' inability to access to new healthcare program's website.

Just this morning, Sebelius announced that 7.5 million Americans have signed up for healthcare under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act thus far. That number is expected to grow even higher, as around 400K people per week are currently signing up.

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