White House Social Secretary Resigns

Our Chicago ties to the White House may be getting a little bit shorter as Social Secretary Desiree Rogers resigns.

Rogers is leaving office after being criticized for her handling of President Obama's first state dinner. A celebrity-seeking couple got into the event without a formal invitation, despite heavy White House Security. Rogers later acknowledged not having staff at security checkpoints. The President and First Lady released a statement today thanking their Chicago friend for quote " A terrific job". Rogers resignation will be will go into effect sometime next month.

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  • by Senior on Feb 26, 2010 at 04:37 PM
    Hmmmmm, maybe the Illinois Lottery will take her back for $250,000 per year salary. Dick Durbin and Mayor Daly could help her with that.
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