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Embattled Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief

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Embattled Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief

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Embattled Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief

Embattled Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief

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Harvey Pitt resigns as chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission. Pitt had a stormy 15-month tenure as SEC chief and was recently under fire for his handling of the appointment of William Webster to head an accounting oversight board. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.