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Judd Gregg

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.

I Hereby Nominate Myself for Commerce Secretary

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

I will be "the People's Commerce Secretary," since I have no formal education and I'm not clear on what the Commerce Secretary does.

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.

Thomas B. Edsall

Judd Gregg's Refusal To Vote On Stimulus Provokes Firestorm At Home And In Washington | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg's decision to abstain from voting February 10 on the economic stimulus bill has not only left officials in Washington...

GOP Lawmaker Calls For Probe Of Obama Decision To Oversee Census

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker is calling for an investigation of President Obama's plan to move the U.S. census into the White House. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, ...

Gregg Already Stripped Of Authority Over U.S. Census

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The director of the Census Bureau will report directly to the White House and not the secretary of Commerce, according to a senior White House officia...

Sam Stein

Democrats, Minority Groups Relieved That Gregg Won't Oversee Census | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that Commerce Secretary nominee Judd Gregg will relinquish his responsibilities to oversee the Census Bureau is being greeted with a sigh of reli...

Did Judd Gregg Conceal Donors Who Received Millions In TSA Contracts While He Served As Approps Chair?

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Did Gregg deliberately conceal nearly a dozen contributors to his leadership PAC -- White Mountain PAC -- at the very time he served as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee?

Time to Cut Bait on the Losers

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Foval

Obama is carrying a silent-but-deadly majority group of leaders that are not represented in the MSM, the populist political establishment, or the right-wing crackpots that dominate the establishment Hill.

Former Gregg Aide Caught Up In Lobbying Scandal

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An ex-aide to Commerce Secretary nominee Judd Gregg is under investigation for allegedly taking baseball and hockey tickets from a ...

Sam Stein

Gregg Supports Stimulus But Won't Vote On It | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Judd Gregg, nominated to head the Commerce Department in the Obama White House, delivered a double blow to the prospects of a stimulus bill pa...

Senator Gregg's Nomination Requires Close Scrutiny

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barbara Lee

Gregg's record of previously voting to abolish the Commerce Department and his attempts to block President Clinton's efforts to secure adequate funding for the 2000 census raise troubling concerns.

The Latest Pay to Play Scandal in the Senate

Bill Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Press

Judd Gregg apparently demanded a Republican Senate appointment in return for a Cabinet post. That's just as bad as Blagojevich.

Judd Gregg To Control 2010 Census. And, Why Not Trade Lieberman for a New Hampshire Democrat?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Did we work so hard, raise so much money and spend so much time sleeping on floors and couches, to give a right wing conservative Republican control over the 2010 census?

Judd Gregg, A Conservative Champion Of The Oceans

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH), President Barack Obama's pick to be Secretary of Commerce, is a hard-core conservative. He supports drilling in the Arctic Ref...

Gregg Voted To Kill Commerce Before Agreeing To Lead It

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's new candidate to run the Commerce Department voted in favor of abolishing the agency as a member of the Budget Committee and on the...

Gregg Issues Conditions For Joining Obama Cabinet

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to nominate Sen. Judd Gregg as commerce secretary on Tuesday, the White House confirmed on the eve of ...

Democrats in Congress Need to Learn How to Lead

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

I am losing patience with congressional Democrats' innate instinct to capitulate, something that has been evident since the November 2006 mid-term elections.

NH-Sen & MN-Sen: Bipartisanship

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

In desperately clinging to the myth that votes were widely double-counted, the Coleman camp repeats the concept "one man, one vote."

J. Bonnie Newman To Senate As Judd Gregg Replacement

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 2/3: Democratic Gov. John Lynch has picked Republican Bonnie Newman to replace GOP Sen. Judd Gregg, President Barack Obama's nominee for commer...

Sam Stein

Judd Gregg's Replacement Has Democrats Worried | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Washington are concerned that should Sen. Judd Gregg be chosen as Commerce Secretary, New Hampshire's Democratic governor, John Lynch, wi...

Congressional Black Caucus Lobbies Obama For Black Commerce Secretary

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus is lobbying President Barack Obama to pick African-American technology executive John Thompson to be his commerce secre...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: January 30, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well, you knew this was coming! From Lynn Sweet: I just chatted with Justin Herndon, one of the publicists who put together the media blitz for now ...

Sam Stein

Judd Gregg: Commerce Secretary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: February 12, 4:20 PM ET: Judd Gregg has withdrawn his nomination to serve Commerce Secretary. From his statement: I want to thank the Presid...

Bipartisanship: Republicans Still Think It's "Date Rape"

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Conservative ideologue, Republican strategist and obsessed slayer of any and all taxes large and small, Grover Norquist, once referred to bipartisansh...