Richardson: Obama Will "Remember" Superdelegates Who Endorse Before Voting Ends

06/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Buried in today's big New York Times piece on the state of the Democratic Primary is a curious quote from leading Obama supporter Bill Richardson, in which he appears to suggest that there are benefits awaiting super-delegates who've endorsed him before the voting ends -- and not those who wait:

Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico, who endorsed Mr. Obama nearly two months ago, recently called Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. of Colorado, who has yet to endorse a candidate. "Hey, Ritter!" Mr. Richardson said. "After June 3, it means nothing. Those who take a little bit of a risk, he'll remember you."

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