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HHS head Kathleen Sebelius expected to resign

epa04162126 US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appears before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on US President Barack Obama's budget for fiscal year 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA, 10 April 2014. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
epa04162126 US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appears before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on US President Barack Obama's budget for fiscal year 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA, 10 April 2014. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDSEPA

The Associated Press reported Thursday evening that Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services, is expected to resign Friday.

Sebelius, who took tremendous amount of criticism after the botched roll out of the federal health exchange website Healthcare.gov, has been in the position since she was sworn in on April 28, 2009. During the course of her tenure as the head of HHS, Sebelius oversaw the rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Before her time in the White House, Sebelius served as the Governor of Kansas for seven years.

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