Late this week Christina Romer resigned as Chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. She was reported as a key architect of last year's record fiscal stimulus plan and was a deficit dove.
The Washington Post has a story here. The choice of replacement made by the Obama Administration may again be revealing in trying to discern the direction of future fiscal policy. The last key position to be filled, former Clinton Administration fiscal surplus steward Jacob Lew as head of the OMB, was "score one" for the deficit hawks.