Obama’s W.H. Spokesman: Robert Gibbs

The Politico’s Mike Allen reports that Robert Gibbs, one of Barack Obama’s longest serving and closest aides, will be his White House press secretary, the daily face of the Obama administration.

Allen writes, "Gibbs — the pride of Auburn, Ala. — became familiar to viewers during the campaign for his sunny steeliness during frequent appearances on morning shows and A-list cable-news programs."

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