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Bill “Judas” Richardson

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Hillary, Richardson

So, in an interview with the New York Times James Carville referred to Bill Richardson as “Judas” for endorsing Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton. Richardson has declined to stoop to Carville’s level but did comment on the Clinton campaign’s “personal venom” and “sense of entitlement.” I’m not sure what Carville’s plan was with that remark […]

March 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Mark Penn: Caucus States AND Richardson Don’t Count

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Hillary, Partisan Nonsense, Richardson, Video

Oh Mark Penn, you give us some more Penn Spinâ„¢ and it is a glorious thing to behold. From Washington Wire: “The time that he could have been effective has long since passed,” he continued. “I don’t think it is a significant endorsement in this environment.” Perhaps sensing that it may not be effective to […]

March 21st, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Video: Chuck Todd On Richardson Endorsement

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Richardson

MSNBC’s political director weighs in… By the way, Chuck Todd has been one of the most even handed pundits I’ve seen during this campaign. He should be the model, not the exception. Tweet

March 21st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Richardson Endorses Obama

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Richardson

After weeks of speculation, Governor Bill Richardson is endorsing Barack Obama. At this point I’m not sure any endorsements are going to significantly swing voter support one way or another. But this is very good news for Obama in terms of superdelegates as Richardson is well-respected within the party. The governor had this to say: […]

March 21st, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Richardson Endorses Obama?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Hillary, Ohio, Richardson, Texas

What else can one make from this remark about the March 4th contests? Meanwhile, Bill Richardson said on Face The Nation today that it’s important for the party to unify behind a nominee soon, rather than continue to have a negative campaign that will further divide the party for the general election against John McCain. […]

March 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

The Richardson Endorsement

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Richardson

Obama needs it. Hillary wants it. Kennedy could swing it. From Wash Post: Richardson’s torn. He served in the Clinton White House, first as ambassador to the United Nations, then as Clinton’s Secretary of Energy. “I have a history with the Clintons,” Richardson said. “And I’ve always liked her. She always seems very genuine.” But […]

January 29th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Report: Bill Richardson To Leave Prez Race

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Richardson

Will Hillary pick up the lion’s share of his supporters because they liked Richardson experience and see her as the next best thing? From Politico: MERRIMACK, N.H. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson ended his campaign for the presidency Wednesday after twin fourth-place finishes that showed his impressive credentials could not compete with his rivals’ […]

January 9th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Zogby: Obama Pulling Further Away

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, New Hampshire, Polls, Richardson

He’s now at 42% Hillary and Kucinich stayed steady at 29% and 2% respectively, while Edwards is now at 17%, down from 19%. This basically spells doom for him I think. Richardson has also lost a point, going from 5% to 6%, so I don’t know if he’s really going to want to stick around […]

January 8th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Live Blog Of ABC News/Fox News/WMUR Democratic Debate In New Hampshire (01/05/07)

By 2008Central.net | Related entries in Barack, Debates, Democrats, Edwards, New Hampshire, Richardson

[Re-published from 2008Central.net. We will update this post on Donklephant periodically, but for the latest check out the live blog at 2008Central.net] This evening, the Democratic presidential candidates will participate in the the ABC News/Facebook/WMUR debate in New Hampshire. The participating candidates are Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson and John Edwards. 8:41: The Republican […]

January 5th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

2008Central.net’s Live Blog Of New Hampshire Democratic Party 100 Club Dinner (Live From Milford!)

By 2008Central.net | Related entries in Barack, Blogging, Democrats, Edwards, Hillary, Richardson

[Re-published from 2008Central.net. We will update this post on Donklephant periodically, but for the latest check out the live blog at 2008Central.net] Tonight, the New Hampshire Democratic Party is having its annual 100 Club Dinner. Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Bill Richardson and Dennis Kucinich will be delivering speeches at this event. You can […]

January 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »