Rick Ridder steps down as campaign chief

Not sure what to make of this news, so I’ll just post it and reserve judgment till I hear from the campaign:

Howard Dean’s campaign, meanwhile, announced that two of his top aides were leaving.

Campaign manager Rick Ridder is stepping down as of April 15, leaving the position vacant for now. Ridder will return to his Denver home and his firm will continue to consult for Dean’s candidacy, the campaign said in a statement.

Press Secretary Susan Allen said she was leaving effective April 8 to spend more time with her family but also would remain a consultant.