Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning

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Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, which has renewed debate over the Affordable Care Act.

Official: Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning

Kathleen Sebelius — who weathered heavy criticism over the flaw-filled launch of the Obamacare website, then saw the program through as it topped a major milestone — is resigning as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, a White House official said Thursday.

President Barack Obama intends to nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, current director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace Sebelius, according to the official.

Read more: CNN

Republicans renew fight against ObamaCare as Sebelius resigns

Republicans responded to news of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ resignation from the Obama administration on Thursday with fresh calls to repeal the president’s health care law.

Sebelius leaves the administration after the tumultuous launch of the Affordable Care Act exchanges last fall. Despite calls for her ouster from Republicans at the time, she stayed on until the enrollment period ended at the end of March.

Read more: Fox News

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