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>Judd Gregg Withdraws Name For Commerce Secretary

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Gregg withdraws as commerce secretary nominee (AP)

In this Feb. 3, 2009 file photo, then-Commerce Secretary-designate Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., speaks in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington. Gregg has withdrawn his nomination to become President Barack Obama's commerce secretary. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)AP – Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire abruptly withdrew his nomination as commerce secretary Thursday, citing “irresolvable conflicts” with President Barack Obama’s handling of the economic stimulus and 2010 census.

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>I Told You, Democrats Were The Big Spenders

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It’s only a win for Obama if his stimulous package does some good. If in six months the country isn’t any better off, he will be booed and shouted down, and that’s what I predict will happen because no amount of money throwing by the parasite Democrats will solve this problem.  That’s because they don’t know how to create jobs. I’m predicting this will backfire on Mr. Obama and his Democrat sychophants.  Don White 

House OKs $819B stimulus bill in win for Obama (AP)

President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, left, and service chiefs listening, talks with reporters during a visit to the Pentagon, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, in Washington.     (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)AP – In a swift victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House approved a historically huge $819 billion stimulus bill Wednesday night with spending increases and tax cuts at the heart of the young administration’s plan to revive a badly ailing economy. The vote was 244-188, with Republicans unanimous in opposition despite Obama’s frequent pleas for bipartisan support.

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