White House health reform comms director resigns

Linda Douglass, the communications director for the White House Office of Health Reform, announced she is leaving her position on April 16. The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz broke the news on Twitter.

Linda Douglass, the communications director for the White House Office of Health Reform, announced she is leaving her position on April 16. The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz broke the news on Twitter

A former ABC News correspondent, Douglass was credited by for leading "a behind-the-scenes effort to combat what the administration viewed as misinformation about the bill, setting up a Web site and challenging stories the White House saw as unfair," according to Kurtz.

She said in a statement that she planned "to step off the treadmill for awhile and rediscover the experience of dining with my husband on a regular basis."

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