Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran
Governor Richardson's Op-Ed from the Washington Post calling on the Bush administration to begin immediate direct diplomacy with Iran.Washington Post | February 24, 2007
Governor Bill Richardson Public Campaign Schedule for March 2 - 3
This is New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson's public schedule for his upcoming trip to Iowa, March 2-3, 2007. The Governor will be making his first trip to Iowa since announcing the formation of his Presidential campaign Exploratory Committee.Press Release | February 24, 2007
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Statement on Former Governor Tom Vilsack’s Decision to Withdraw From Democratic Presidential Race
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Statement on Former Governor Tom Vilsack’s Decision to Withdraw From Democratic Presidential RacePress Release | February 23, 2007
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Announces South Carolina Statewide Director and Senior Advisor
Today, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson named Lachlan McIntosh, a seasoned political campaign operative, South Carolina Statewide Director and Crawford Cook, an over 40 year veteran of South Carolina politics, Senior Advisor for the Richardson for President team.
"I am thrilled to have Lachlan and Crawford joining my team," said Governor Richardson. "Crawford Cook is one of my oldest friends and my closest political advisors. I am honored and proud to have two of the most reputable names in South Carolina politics on board, building support throughout South Carolina for my campaign."Press Release | February 23, 2007
What about Bill?
"He's actually been wonderful. He's kept every promise he's ever made to the community." Anyone remember the last time you heard an LGBT political activist say that about a candidate for the White House?Bay Windows | February 22, 2007
Center stage in Nevada
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson got a good reaction from a union audience Wednesday at the first presidential candidate forum of the early starting 2008 election cycle.Santa Fe New Mexican | February 22, 2007
Presidential hopeful deserves better look than he's getting
He's the dynamic son of parents from different ethnic backgrounds. If successful, his long-shot campaign for president would be historic by placing the first minority in the nation's highest office.Nevada Appeal | February 22, 2007
So why aren't more people buzzing about the candidacy of New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson?
The Richardson factor
Here's a 2008 New Hampshire primary pop quiz question: Which Democratic presidential hopeful has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and is leading the charge to ban cockfighting in his home state?
Answer: Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico.
In any other presidential primary cycle, Richardson would be considered a political crowd favorite because he has a wide and deep public-service resume that demands attention.Portsmouth Herald | February 20, 2007
PUBLIC SCHEDULE: Week of February 19-25
Wednesday, the Governor will be in Carson City, Nevada for two campaign-related appearances, including a debate sponsored by the Association of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Also on Wednesday Governor Richardson will hold a news conference in Denver to announce his Colorado campaign team. Saturday the Governor will deliver the keynote address at the Broward County Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sunday, February 25, Governor Richardson will travel to Washington, DC to participate in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting.Press Release | February 19, 2007
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Dominates Online Poll in Nevada
Just days before the first Democratic Presidential forum in Carson City, Governor Richardson dominated an online poll on the local blog, Nevada Today (www.nvtoday.com). Polling at 40%, Richardson shows more than twice the support of any other candidate.Press Release | February 19, 2007