Robert Gibbs Resigning As White House Press Secretary
The big political news of the day so far is that Robert Gibbs is resigning.
Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary and close confidante to President Obama, said Wednesday that he was stepping down to become an outside political adviser to the president and his re-election campaign.
Mr. Gibbs said that he intended to leave in early February. His successor has not yet been decided, he said, but will likely be announced within the next two weeks.