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Wicker says he'll support Clinton, Richardson

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Republican Sen. Roger Wicker

says that although he will probably won't agree with all of Barack

Obama's decisions,he will vote for at least two of the

president-elect's Cabinet picks.

Speaking in Tupelo on Friday, Wicker said U.S. Sen. Hillary

Clinton is a "good choice" for secretary of state.

Wicker also said he supports the nomination of New Mexico Gov.

Bill Richardson for secretary of commerce.

Wicker, who voted against the $700 million financial bailout

package, said he was "open-minded but highly skeptical" about

using federal money to bail out the Big Three automakers.

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Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,

http://www.djournal.com

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