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Former Commerce Secy. Nominee Gregg Votes Against Stimulus

(h/t The Political Base) Gregg last week: "We need a robust one," he added. "I think the one that's pending is in the range we need. I do believe

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Gregg last week:

"We need a robust one," he added. "I think the one that's pending is in the range we need. I do believe it's a good idea to do it at two levels, which this bill basically does, which is immediate stimulus and long-term initiatives which actually improve our competitiveness and our productivity."

Gregg today:

Republican Sen. Judd Gregg is putting a final exclamation point on his withdrawal as Barack Obama's designee for Commerce Secretary with a promise to vote against the president's economic stimulus package.

Gregg's office confirmed the decision Friday.

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say maybe Gregg's departure was not much of a loss to the Obama administration.

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