Former Denver Mayor Federico Pena, who served in President Bill Clinton’s cabinet as Transportation and Energy Secretary, has announced he will be a co-chair of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.

When asked about Obama’s relative lack of experience, Pena didn’t contend Obama was sufficiently experienced. Rather, he said, Obama has judgment and wisdom and those count for more than experience.

Pena’s role:

He said one of his chief roles will be to help build Obama’s Hispanic support.

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