Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Thursday, 08.21.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2
 3  4  5  6  7  8  9
 10  11  12  13  14  15  16
 17  18  19  20  21  22  23
 24  25  26  27  28  29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jun 20,2007
Richardson touts plan for Iraq withdrawal
by UPI

WASHINGTON - New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says his rivals for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination lack a plan to bring American troops home from Iraq.

Richardson told a liberal activist group Tuesday he is the only candidate for his party's presidential nomination who is committed to bringing all of the troops home, The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday.

"I would withdraw all of our forces without any residual troops by the end of this calendar year," Richardson said in a speech to the Campaign for America's Future.

Democratic rivals -- Sens. Hillary Clinton of New York, Barack Obama of Illinois, Chris Dodd of Connecticut, Joe Biden of Delaware and former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards -- have voted for, or voiced support for, plans to keep American soldiers in Iraq indefinitely, Richardson said.

Richardson, a former ambassador to the United Nations, praised the military's effort in Iraq, saying it removed Saddam Hussein from power and planted the seeds of democracy. Now, Richardson said, it is time for the Iraqis to take control.

Copyright ©  2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

813 times read

Related news
Richardson ad speaks of troop withdrawal by UPI posted on Dec 19,2007

Bill Richardson may endorse by Friday by UPI posted on Feb 26,2008

N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson to endorse Obama by UPI posted on Mar 21,2008

Clintons court New Mexico's Richardson by UPI posted on Feb 04,2008

Dodd endorses Obama by UPI posted on Feb 26,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 13 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?