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Obama Taps Richardson, a Hispanic, for Commerce

CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama has selected New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson to be secretary of commerce in his new administration.

Richardson is the first Hispanic that Obama has named to his rapidly forming Cabinet, which also includes two women, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Janet Napolitano.

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