Republican Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire, the son of former New Hampshire Governor Hugh Gregg, was recently picked by President Barack Obama to be the new Commerce Secretary. A few weeks later, however, Gregg withdrew his name, citing "ideological differences" as his reasoning. Click here for more on the Gregg guys.
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