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Judd Gregg Withdrawal

Gregg May Have Had Conflict Of Interest In Commerce: AP

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Judd Gregg, President Barack Obama's former nominee for commerce secretary, won taxpayer money for redevelopment of a shuttere...

Gregg Gets White House Invite, Despite About-Face

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is apparently not one to hold grudges. Senator Judd Gregg, a New Hampshire Republican, didn't help Obama -- and actually embarrassed ...

Aides: Obama Hasn't Been Rewarded For Reaching Across The Aisle

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judd Gregg's withdrawal as Commerce Secretary nominee has left aides to President Obama feeling burned in their bipartisan outreach, the Washington Po...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The Academy Awards aren't until next Sunday, but this week provided some Oscar-worthy performances. There was A-Roid acting remorseful about using steroids (although, admittedly, this was nowhere near as convincing as when he denied having used them); Joaquin acting weirder than weird on Letterman; Nadya Suleman acting like there was a rational explanation for a single mom having 14 children via in vitro fertilization; eight banking CEOs unconvincingly acting contrite in front of Congress; peanut butter tycoon Stew Parnell acting like a Mafia don, repeatedly taking the 5th Amendment in front of Congress; and Sen. Judd Gregg acting schizophrenic, withdrawing as Commerce Secretary nominee over policy disagreements after previously lobbying for the post and promising that policy disagreements would not keep him from backing Obama's agenda.

Gregg Mess: The GOP Is Back In Business

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

Assuming Judd Gregg has some reasonable level of professionalism and no lurking personal issues, then all that's left is that the Republicans got to him.

Judd Gregg Withdraws Commerce Secretary Nomination (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg has withdrawn his nomination to serve as President Obama's Commerce Secretary. Gregg cited "irresolvable conflicts" i...

On Judd Gregg's Withdawal

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

Judd Gregg fought hard to deny the Commerce Secretary the ability to use the latest techniques to ensure the most accurate Census count. We are glad to see Senator Gregg go.

Why Judd Gregg's Change of Heart Was a Birthday Present to Lincoln's Protégé

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

For years, Democrats have led Republicans in the polls on most of the issues tracked by pollsters except two: national defense and commerce. This administration has an historic chance of changing that.

Gregg's Jilting of Obama Epitomizes the GOP's Collapse

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

This should serve as Obama's final wake-up call. The notion that he can wave a magic wand and elicit cooperation from the GOP has been dispelled by events.

Judd Gregg's Attempt to Grab Control Over Census Foiled... by HuffPo

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Do not believe for a moment that Judd Gregg withdrew his nomination because of the stimulus bill. He withdrew because control of the Census Bureau was withdrawn.