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FedTracker: Obama to appoint Richardson at Commerce

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will head the Commerce Department in the Barack Obama administration, Reuters reports.


Richardson is a former United Nations ambassador and energy secretary, and threw his support behind Obama after ending his own White House bid earlier this year.


Reuters, citing a "senior Democratic source," reported that Obama will officially announce the appointment at a Wednesday press conference.


 


 

Posted by Michael Hardy on Dec 02, 2008 at 12:12 PM


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