Thursday, November 6, 2008

Robert Gibbs To Be Obama's Press Secretary

From Politico:

Robert Gibbs, a top aide to Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) on his campaign and in his Senate office, will be named the White House press secretary, a top Democratic official said. Gibbs was usually the senior official on Air Obama, the campaign plane.

As communications director of Obama's Senate office, Gibbs was a key strategist in Obama's rapid move to the national stage.

Transition planning is still at an early stage and the job has not been formally offered or accepted, officials said.

You may know Gibbs from his savory evisceration of Sean Hannity in the spin room after the second presidential debate:

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