Caught at the intersection of money, power, politics and public perception, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson spoke out today about his decision to withdraw his name from consideration to become a member of President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet.
"Sometimes your own dreams and plans must take a back seat to what is best for the nation," Richardson said Monday.
Richardson sounded almost high-minded. But what made it so tough for Richardson to pursue the job of commerce secretary was a federal...Full Story