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Obama To Name Sperling New Economic Adviser Reuters reports: “President Barack Obama, retooling his economic team to boost sluggish U.S. growth and tackle emboldened Republicans, will on Friday name Gene Sperling as the new head of his National Economic Council…Sperling’s pick to replace Larry Summers at the economic council follows Obama’s naming of a new chief of staff and the resignation of his press secretary, as the president shakes up his team after Republicans took control of the House of Representatives this week.”

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