Not Change: Is Obama's Rightwing Pick for Commerce Secretary Corrupt Too?

Not Change: Is Obama's Rightwing Pick for Commerce Secretary Corrupt Too?

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Craig Brown

From Mark Nickolas' excellent blog:

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) as his Commerce secretary. Many Democrats and some Republicans aren't thrilled by the pick. For Democrats, Gregg's record in the Senate shows a strong conservative philosophy that is destined to clash with labor and side with big business...

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There is another very good reason to be concerned about Obama's decision to bring Gregg into his administration. That involves questions about his actions as a Senate appropriations chairman in 2005 that involve some of his homeland security related donors.

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