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From The Washington Post:

Saying he “made a mistake,” Republican Sen. Judd Gregg withdrew yesterday as the nominee for commerce secretary, dealing a fresh blow to President Obama’s quest to fill out his Cabinet and dramatically undercutting his efforts to forge a new bipartisanship in the capital.

Gregg said that he had simply lacked foresight and that he shouldered the burden of the decision entirely. “I should have focused sooner and more effectively on the implications of being in the Cabinet versus myself as an individual doing my job,” he said at a news conference on Capitol Hill.


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Bonnie and Clyde Without the Guns

Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) — Bernard Madoff’s wife withdrew $15.5 million from a brokerage account at a firm co-owned by her husband late last year, including $10 million on the eve of his arrest, Massachusetts securities regulators said.


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