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White House dangled three jobs for Colorado candidate Andrew Romanoff

All Joe Sestak got from the White House was a crummy unpaid advisory offer. But it turns out Team Obama was prepared to do better for Colorado Democrat Andrew Romanoff, he says, and came up with three potential positions for him should he skip a primary challenge against Sen. Michael Bennet.

The three possibilites — which were not outright job offers, Romanoff insists — were Deputy Assistant Administrator for Latin America and Caribbean, USAID; Director, Office of Democracy and Governance, USAID; and Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Romanoff said in a statement Wednesday night that he was not interested in the hypothetical spots, the hypothetical job descriptions of which are below, taken from an e-mail from White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina.

Here's Romanoff's explanation, coming after the AP broke word that the White House had reached out to


Added: Jun-3-2010 
By: boomersooner
Tags: Obama, Andrew, Romanoff, Chicago, Politics, Job, Offers, Sestak, Colorado
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