Posted by Brad @ 11:49 am on August 28th 2009

Richardson Cleared

Just because nobody reads retractions, thought this worth entering into the public record.

Federal prosecutors have decided not to pursue a criminal case against Gov. Bill Richardson or other New Mexico officials in a “pay-to-play” inquiry involving high-profile political donors that lasted nearly a year, according to government officials told of the decision.

Mr. Richardson had withdrawn from consideration for Commerce Secretary in the fledgling Obama Cabinet early this year as news of the investigation into whether lucrative contracts had been given to a political donor became more widely known. The governor, a former Democratic presidential candidate and energy secretary during the Clinton administration, had asserted all along that he and his staff acted properly.

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  1. Who?

    Comment by Rojas — 8/28/2009 @ 7:00 pm

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