Obama's second pick for commerce secretary withdraws

02/13/2009 | Guardian (London), The

Citing "irreconcilable conflicts" with the Obama administration's economic policies, the latest nominee for commerce secretary, Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., withdrew from consideration. Obama's initial choice, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, withdrew over charges of state financial irregularities.

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