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Biden selects long-time aide and ebola epidemic manager Ron Klain as chief of staff – Sydney Morning Herald

Klain will manage the incoming White House through a pandemic that is surging across the country, once again filling hospital beds and threatening the economy.

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It’s generally one of the first jobs a president-elect fills, setting the tone for a new administration.
Klain twice served as chief of staff to vice-presidents Biden at the beginning of the Obama presidency and Al Gore at the end of Bill Clinton’s administration. He also has experience on Capitol Hill that could prove important as the new administration contends with a potential Republican majority in the Senate.
Klain’s experience with Biden on implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment…

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