September 23, 2014
Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Richardson pitched Nevada union members today on western issues and guns.
The New Mexico governor urged delegates to the Nevada AFL-CIO
convention in Reno to back him as a fellow Westerner based on his
knowledge of regional issues.
As he put it, "We've got to get somebody who is electable. Not somebody who can just win on the East Coast and far West Coast, but
somebody who is strong and has the values of working men and
And he told the Nevada union gathering he's somebody who has been endorsed by the N-R-A.
He added, "I'm telling you because when I say it everywhere else, I get booed."