Romer, key Obama economic aide, resigning

Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer briefs reporters at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

August 5, 2010 7:00:31 PM PDT
Christina Romer, one of President Barack Obama's most pivotal economic advisers, is resigning, a change that comes as the White House struggles to show signs of clear economic gains to a hurting nation.