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9 tips for buying a foreclosed homeupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 11:43:00

A tide of foreclosed properties has been sweeping into the beleaguered housing market, bringing down property values, dislocating families, and sending municipal governments scrambling to manage the crisis. But some buyers see a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in the gloomy headlines; they are buying up foreclosed properties at ultra-low prices.

FSB: Taking on Victoria's Secretupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 14:50:00

At 9 on an overcast morning, controlled chaos reigns at the headquarters of lingerie merchant Bare Necessities. An unusual team of consultants has just taken over the company's unadorned conference room in Avenel, N.J. One consultant is shoving desks into the center of the room. Others are unpacking gigantic Post-it Notes from boxes and plastering them on the walls.

Some candidates cash-poorupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 22:51:00

Some candidates cash-poor

Obama raises $32.5 million, thought to be a Democratic party recordupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 08:25:00

Presidential contender Sen. Barack Obama raised at least $32.5 million in the second quarter of 2007, topping his first quarter effort by nearly $7 million, the Illinois Democrat's campaign announced Sunday.

Obama's money puts Clinton's 'inevitable' nomination in doubtupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 06:53:00

Just when Washington insiders were beginning to think of Sen. Hillary Clinton's nomination as inevitable, here comes Sen. Barack Obama to shake up that assumption with stupendous second-quarter fundraising totals: $32.5 million raised, of which $31 million can be spent in the Democratic primaries.

2008 hopefuls scramble for cash as deadline loomsupdated: Wed Jun 27 2007 14:39:00

With a Saturday night deadline for second-quarter fundraising ahead, presidential candidates from both major parties are scrambling to rake in the cash before the clock runs out.

Time.com: A Defeat for Rocky Flats Workersupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 12:40:00

A federal panel chooses a go-slow approach to investigating whether workers got cancer at the nuclear weapons facility

Time.com: U.S., Korean Envoys Continue Talksupdated: Tue Jun 12 2007 13:25:00

U.S. and South Korean envoys in the North Korea nuclear disarmament talks met amid reports that Russia had proposed a solution to an impasse over Pyongyang's access to a frozen $25 million

Poll: Clinton takes charge in New Hampshireupdated: Mon Jun 11 2007 17:06:00

Where do things stand with New Hampshire Democrats since the Democratic presidential candidates debated in Manchester June 3?

Commentary: Democrats lack clarity on immigration updated: Mon Jun 04 2007 08:15:00

For most of last night's debate on CNN, the Democratic presidential candidates did what you would expect: They argued with one another and tried to separate themselves from their opponents on issues ranging from Iraq to health care to gay marriage.

Underdogs hope to use New Hampshire to break throughupdated: Sat Jun 02 2007 18:34:00

Every presidential candidate sees New Hampshire as a critical state, but for Democratic candidates looking a breakthrough, the Granite State is the political land of hope and possibility.

Richardson touts roots, resume in announcementupdated: Mon May 21 2007 12:56:00

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson officially entered the 2008 presidential contest Monday in an event designed to highlight his resume and Latino heritage, attributes his advisers say will help him stand out in a Democratic field with little elbow room.

Crowley: No blood spilled during first debate updated: Thu Apr 26 2007 21:50:00

No blood was spilled in the first of umpteen presidential debates, and you had to listen hard for the low-impact jabs during Thursday night's showdown between Democratic presidential hopefuls.

All eyes on North Korea nuke actionupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 22:43:00

The United States will assess on Saturday whether North Korea has taken action to shut down its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, now that the communist nation has gained access to unfrozen funds, said U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack.

Schneider: Show us the moneyupdated: Mon Apr 02 2007 15:29:00

Fundraising records are shattering. That's what's happening as we begin to tabulate results for the first scorecard of the 2008 campaign.

Richardson pitch: Regular guy with extraordinary résuméupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 16:13:00

Bill Richardson is on a diet, and he hates it.

Reid: Iraq war 'worst foreign policy mistake' in U.S. historyupdated: Sun Feb 18 2007 12:44:00

After months of heated rhetoric slamming President Bush's Iraq policy, the Senate's top Democrat moved into new terrain by declaring the Iraq war a worse blunder than Vietnam.

Democrats say Bush still not listening on Iraqupdated: Wed Jan 24 2007 05:49:00

Democrats gave little support Wednesday to President Bush's State of the Union plea for congressional patience with his Iraq policy.

Hillary Clinton launches White House bid: 'I'm in'updated: Sat Jan 20 2007 09:10:00

Sen. Hillary Clinton jumped into the fray as a 2008 presidential candidate with the words "I'm in" posted on her Web site.

Snowy roads cleared after 'huge relief effort'updated: Mon Jan 01 2007 16:17:00

New Mexico's highways were cleared Monday, a day after ice and snow had closed a section of Interstate 40 east of Albuquerque, a state spokesman said.

Storm strands hundreds, causes massive traffic jamupdated: Sun Dec 31 2006 18:05:00

Icy roads and snow that stranded hundreds of vehicles overnight caused a massive 25-mile traffic jam on a section of an interstate east of Albuquerque Sunday afternoon, a state spokesman said.

FSB: Taking on Victoria's Secretupdated: Thu Oct 12 2006 13:08:00

At 9 on an overcast morning, controlled chaos reigns at the headquarters of lingerie merchant Bare Necessities. An unusual team of consultants has just taken over the company's unadorned conference...

Sudan reportedly will free Tribune reporterupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 15:02:00

Sudan will release Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, who was held on spying charges after entering Sudan without a visa, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday.

Richardson calls on Lieberman to step asideupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 08:22:00

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson became the first prominent national Democrat to call on Sen. Joe Lieberman to drop his independent bid for re-election in Connecticut.

Hundreds of thousands march for immigrant rightsupdated: Tue May 02 2006 02:00:00

Kids skipped school. Men and women walked off their jobs. Others didn't bother going to work. Businesses shut down for lack of patrons or employees.

Thousands march for immigrant rightsupdated: Mon May 01 2006 00:09:00

Kids skipped school. Men and women walked off their jobs. Others didn't bother going to work. Businesses shut down for lack of patrons or employees.

$50,000 reward offered for info on missing explosivesupdated: Tue Dec 20 2005 13:28:00

Federal authorities on Tuesday boosted to $50,000 a reward for information about 550 pounds of explosives missing from a business near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

10 questions with Bill Richardsonupdated: Mon Dec 05 2005 16:13:00

As a former U.N. ambassador, Bill Richardson, 58, has a knack for persevering in sticky situations. The New Mexico Governor, who titled his new autobiography Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life, spoke with TIME's Karen Tumulty about his possible bid to become the first Latino President, the shocking grooming habits of some world leaders and his storied baseball career.

Former energy secretary to visit N. Koreaupdated: Fri Oct 14 2005 20:57:00

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson plans to visit North Korea next week to try to persuade Kim Jong Il's regime to give up its nuclear weapons, the State Department said Friday.

CNNMoney: Gasoline prices tumble, but what's next?updated: Sun Sep 25 2005 14:00:00

The price of gas fell more than 20 cents over the past two weeks to a national average of $2.81 a gallon of self-serve regular, a survey released Sunday said.

Bickering about the borderupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 11:20:00

It's not a homeownership plan the government will be keen to promote.

Border emergency declared in New Mexicoupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 19:11:00

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson declared a state of emergency Friday in four counties along the Mexican border that he said have been "devastated" by crimes such as the smuggling of drugs and illegal immigrants.

An early eye on 2008 updated: Mon Jan 31 2005 17:16:00

The good news for John Kerry is that he didn't pull an Al Gore.

Howard Dean's returnupdated: Thu Dec 16 2004 16:56:00

Practical Democratic politicians, intent on reversing a decade of decline, feel trapped in a bad dream with Howard Dean as the most prominent prospect to be the party's national chairman.

Former presidents, Gore to kick off conventionupdated: Mon Jul 26 2004 12:39:00

The opening speakers Monday at the Democratic National Convention have more to do with the past than the future as former Presidents Clinton and Carter and former Vice President Al Gore prepare to take the stage.

Kerry-Durbin '04? updated: Fri Jul 02 2004 07:33:00

Vice President Dick Durbin? Read on.

Kerry veep choice may come next weekupdated: Thu Jul 01 2004 16:31:00

Sen. John Kerry may reveal his choice for running mate early next week, a Democratic source said Thursday.

Conservatives hope gay marriage strikes chord at local levelupdated: Thu May 20 2004 10:51:00

This week in The Inside Edge, how same-sex marriage may play out in the campaign, why Republicans are picking up the phone, which country might be next to buck an incumbent and which former Clinton official Kerry might consider as his running mate.

Kerry-Nader '04?updated: Wed May 19 2004 07:18:00

Sen. John Kerry continues to attack President Bush on gas and oil prices Wednesday, releasing a new "report" that we understand lays blame squarely in Bush's lap.

New Mexico to host private X Prize spaceflight contestsupdated: Tue May 11 2004 12:38:00

The X Prize Foundation and the New Mexico Office of Space Commercialization are joining forces to stage the multi-faceted X Prize Cup, a two-week long event that allows for privately financed, passenger-carrying space vehicles to compete for prizes.

Piercing the fog of war updated: Tue May 04 2004 06:16:00

The images of naked Iraqi prisoners being tormented at the Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad not only have shocked the public but also have come as an unwelcome surprise to members of Congress who are supposed to be watching over the intelligence community.

Kerry's green political weaponupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 07:41:00

Two new polls show President Bush's numbers climbing despite tough books, a tough news conference and tough times in Iraq.

Money Magazine: Coming Upupdated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

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Fortune: HOW TO NEGOTIATE WITH REALLY TOUGH GUYSupdated: Mon May 27 1996 00:01:00

When the U.S. needs to negotiate with hostile governments for the release of political prisoners, the task usually falls to Bill Richardson, a seven-term Democratic Congressman from New Mexico. The...

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