It made headlines a few days ago when word leaked that Oprah Winfrey had been in North Carolina to tape an interview with Elizabeth Edwards that will air in early May—just as Edwards' new book, which will supposedly address her husband's extramarital affair, is released.
The news served as a reminder Read More
At the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Rudy Giuliani set the tone for Governor Sarah Palin and the sharp, well-delivered attack speech that brought her to national prominence. Then, last night, after a poor stretch for Palin highlighted by embarrassing interview performances, Giuliani was back to confidently herald Palin’s return to form.
“I mean, Read More
In light of Bill Richardson’s remarks to USA Today–he said John McCain has "good record on immigration" and noted, "You can’t underestimate John McCain with Hispanics"–it’s worth looking back at his recent appearance at the Council of Foreign Relations.
During that interview, with C.F.R.’s Garrick Utley, Richardson spoke at length about Read More
Adolfo Carrion will host Barack Obama and John McCain at a national conference of Latino elected officials meeting in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, June 28.
Some Democratic officials, like Representative Nydia Velazquez, have said Obama has a problem connecting with Latino voters, and argued McCain’s immigration policy is viewed so positively among Read More
Governor Bill Richardson said today that he has spoken with former U.N. Ambassador Dick Holbrooke, a Clinton loyalist, about supporting Barack Obama and said that he will suggest to the Obama campaign that they include Holbrooke on Obama’s foreign policy team.
At a Council on Foreign Relations event today, I asked Richardson why he thought Read More
Bill Richardson thinks that when it comes to Barack Obama’s position on Nafta, an agreement which he calls "a plus, a slight plus, at least for my state," voters should look at Illinois Senator’s record.
"He voted for the Peru Free Trade Agreement," said Richardson, who immediately proceeded to make it clear that he was Read More
Speaking at a Council on Foreign Relations event just now in Manhattan, Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico said that being picked as Barack Obama’s Vice President would be an "honor."
"Look," said Richardson when asked by a moderator if he would take the job. "How can anyone turn down an honor like that, honestly?" Read More
Before Hillary Clinton’s speech last night at Baruch College, Representative Nydia Velazquez waded into a thicket of reporters and explained why she thinks Barack Obama should choose Clinton as a running mate.
“The Latino community sees her as a Hispanic leader,” Velazquez said. “And for whatever reason, it seems to me that there Read More
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will hold a press conference this afternoon at 1 p.m. Mountain Time to officially announce his departure from the Democratic presidential race—but he won’t be endorsing another Democratic candidate at this time.
“He wants to make a considered choice,” said Martha Burk, his senior adviser for women’s issues.
Burk, a Read More
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will hold a press conference this afternoon to officially announce his departure from the Democratic presidential race—but he won’t be endorsing another Democratic candidate at this time.
“He wants to make a considered choice,” said Martha Burk, his senior advisor for women’s issues. Read More