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Committee Recommends Punishment For Congresswoman

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., improperly compelled her congressional staff to do campaign work and should be reprimanded and fin...

Lack Of Cowboy Monks Forcing Catholic Monastery To Close Ranch

AP || Posted 09.30.2011 | Weird News

RICHARDTON, N.D. (AP) – A Roman Catholic monastery in North Dakota is putting its ranching operation out to pasture because it lacks monks with cowb...

SPURNED: Clinton Reportedly Gives Bill Richardson The Cold Shoulder

The Hu | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Mexico Governor and former Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson was reportedly turned away at the door of a Bill Clinton fundraiser i...

Border Governors Call For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. — U.S. and Mexican border governors called Monday for reform of U.S. immigration policies, but New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson sa...

Poetry & Politicians: For Better or Verse

Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel

For Jeb Bush: "They fuck you up, your mum and dad./They may not mean to, but they do./They fill you with the faults they had/And add some extra, just for you."

Friday Talking Points [60] -- Democratic Assertiveness Training

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What a week! With Congress back in session, with the excitement of newly-elected members being sworn in (or barred at the door, as the case may be), ...

Latinos "Hugely Disappointed" With Richardson

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Richardson's withdrawal from his commerce secretary nomination Sunday didn't just leave a major gap in the new administration, but it also sorely...

Richardson's Lies Have Finally Caught Up to Him

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Bill Richardson and Barack Obama have always seemed a bit like an odd couple -- Richardson has always been only a step or two ahead of trouble.

Richardson Appointment Is Good News for Oceans

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As Secretary of Commerce, Bill Richardson can position the US as a leader on international ocean issues. He is a big-picture person, someone who understands the global stage.

Richardson: Obama Saved Me During Debate

Esquire | Tom Junod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After the campaign, I grew a beard as a rebellion against those consultants who told me I had to comb my hair, shave, lose weight. I said, You know, I...

The Vice Presidency of Al Gore, 2009-2017

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman MacAfee

Hillary Clinton is being talked about as a possible vice president; her supporters say she is the strongest choice, and that anyone else is inferior. But Al Gore is certainly the most qualified for the job.

Sam Stein

Carville Unloads: Richardson Misled, Promised He'd Back Hillary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Long time Clinton backer James Carville charged on Thursday that, prior to endorsing Sen. Barack Obama, Bill Richardson promised several "very, very s...

Obama On Track To Win Caucus 2nd Tier Support

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Des Moines--Barack Obama has already begun shoring up support among the lower-tier candidates who lack the money or poll numbers to be serious contend...

The Tao Of Iowa Caucus Voters

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- Lynn Sweet, the big dog political columnist for the Chicago Sun Times - fond of wearing clogs on the campaign trial, snapping photograph...

Bill Richardson Criticizes "3 AM" Ad, Praises Obama's Judgement

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday Bill Richardson gave an interview that has gotten a bunch of attention already, because in it he said that Dems should coalesce behind the c...

Richardson May Endorse By Friday

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, a key superdelegate in the U.S. presidential contest, said he would decide this week whether endorse a Democratic can...