Daily Archives: January 5, 2009

New Mexico State Senator Questions Timing Of Richardson Announcement

Many are left to wonder just exactly why Bill Richardson is withdrawing from becoming the next Secretary of Commerce.   Already the Governor of New Mexico, he has a nice job which probably provides a lot of satisfaction. It was well known that he had aspirations for something greater.  Having been a U.S. congressman, the DNC chairman in 2004, the Secretary of Energy and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the Clinton administration, he had a taste for political positions of grandeur, but decided he wanted more.  He was pegged the next Secretary of Commerce by Barack Obama in December 2008.

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