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Obama Names Bill Richardson To Commerce

by @ Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008. Filed under Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics

After he endorsed Barack Obama in the middle of a heated primary battle, it was inevitable that Bill Richardson would get offered a cabinet position. There were some rumors that he might be offered Secretary of State if Hillary declined, but now Richardson has been named as Obama’s Commerce Secretary: CHICAGO — President-elect Barack Obama […]

Obama Talks To Bill Richardson About Secretary Of State

by @ Saturday, November 15th, 2008. Filed under Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics, Transition Issues

It looks like the President-Elect is keeping his options open: CNN has learned that President-elect Barack Obama spoke with New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Friday to discuss the post of Secretary of State. A senior Democratic source tells CNN that Richardson’s name has always been on Obama’s list for that post. Obama has also gauged […]

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

NBC looks back at the 2008 campaign:

Carville On Richardson: I Meant It, And I’d Say It Again

by @ Sunday, March 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics

James Carville writes about the reaction to his comparison of Bill Richardson to Judas Iscariot: When asked on Good Friday about Richardson’s rejection of the Clintons, the metaphor was too good to pass by. I compared Richardson to Judas Iscariot. (And Matthew Dowd is right: Had it been the Fourth of July, I probably would […]

James Carville Stays In The Gutter

by @ Monday, March 24th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics

He seems rather proud that he compared Bill Richardson to Judas Iscariot: BLUE BELL, Pa. – James Carville, a political adviser to the Clintons, said this afternoon that he stood by his comment last Friday – Good Friday, to Christians – comparing Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico to Judas, even though a Clinton campaign […]

Bill Richardson Responds To James Carville

by @ Monday, March 24th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics

There is, apparently, no love lost between these two former Clinton aides: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said today that the people around Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton practice “gutter” politics and that they feel entitled to the presidency, a day after an informal adviser to her campaign compared Richardson to Judas for endorsing Sen. Barack […]

Carville Compares Bill Richardson To Judas

by @ Sunday, March 23rd, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Politics

James Carville isn’t officially working for Hillary Clinton, but he might as well be: “An act of betrayal,” said James Carville, an adviser to Mrs. Clinton and a friend of Mr. Clinton. “Mr. Richardson’s endorsement came right around the anniversary of the day when Judas sold out for 30 pieces of silver, so I think […]

Bill Richardson Drops Out Of The Race

by @ Thursday, January 10th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Bill Richardson, Politics

As expected, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has ended his Presidential campaign: SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday after poor finishes in the first two contests in Iowa and New Hampshire. He praised all of his Democratic rivals but endorsed no one. He […]

Bill Richardson Is Dropping Out

by @ Wednesday, January 9th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Bill Richardson, Politics

CNN in reporting that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination: (CNN) – (CNN) — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will quit the race for the Democratic presidential nomination after fourth-place showings in the campaign’s first contests, two sources confirmed to CNN Wednesday. Richardson, who served as […]

Democratic Des Moines Register Debate Round-Up And Reaction

You would have thought I learned my lesson yesterday, but I actually sat down and watched the entire 90 minutes of the Democratic candidates debate sponsored by The Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Television. Same moderator. Same format. The only thing that was missing was Carolyn Washburn’s inane attempt to get all the candidates […]

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