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Vince Hall Resigns: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's Chief Of Staff Quits

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 15:  Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., participates in a news conference on the plight of the residents at
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 15: Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., participates in a news conference on the plight of the residents at Camp Ashraf in Iraq on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2009. (Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call/Getty Images)

Vince Hall, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff, announced his resignation Friday over Twitter.

Hall posted the following tweet on Friday:

Hall's resignation is effective as of today, Fox 5 San Diego reports. Vince Hall previously worked for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, and his current Twitter profile states that he works there as Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications.

On Thursday, Filner apologized. According to NBC San Diego, the mayor said, "I begin today by apologizing to you. I have diminished the office to which you elected me. I have reached into my heart and soul and realize I must and will change my behavior."

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