Reporter's Notebook: Judy Woodruff on Gregg's Withrdrawal, Stimulus Bill
In this reporter's notebook, NewsHour senior corresondent Judy Woodruff reflects on Sen. Judd Gregg's decision to withdraw his nomination for Commerce Secretary and on how President Barack Obama's stimulus bill has fared in Congress.
"Other presidents have had problems with their early apointees, certainly Bill Clinton had problems ... it was his third choice to be Attorney General before he decided on Janet Reno back in 1993," Woodruff said on the impact of the Gregg withdrawal on President Obama's Cabinet. "It is a setback but it's early ... I don't think you can say that it's a death-blow."