Tag Archive for Bill Richardson

The Gang That Couldn’t Appoint Straight

By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer During the presidential election campaign, even Barack Obama’s most severe detractors conceded that he was smart, politically savvy, and had put together a team of brilliant advisors and managers.  Everyone expected that President Obama would carry the cool professionalism and political acumen of his campaign into his…

Richardson Withdraws as Commerce Nominee

From MSNBC.com New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, tapped in December by President-elect Barack Obama to serve as secretary of Commerce, has withdrawn his name for the position, citing a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his state. “Let me say unequivocally that I and my Administration have acted properly in all…