Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.
Obama is expected to pick Bill Richardson as his Commerce Secretary.
Things we know –
William Blaine “Bill” Richardson III was born November 15, 1947).
Bill Richardson is a Democrat.
Bill Richardson is the current Governor of New Mexico.
Bill Richardson served in the Clinton administration as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary.
Bill Richardson served as a U.S. Congressman, chairman of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and chairman of the Democratic Governors Association.
Bill Richardson was born in Pasadena, California.
Bill Richardson earned a Bachelor’s degree at Tufts in 1970, majoring in French.
Bill Richardson earned a master’s degree in international affairs from Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1971.
Bill Richardson met his wife in high school.
Bill Richardson is opposed by Chinese-Americans “for his handling of the nearly decade-old case of Taiwanese-American Wen Ho Lee, a former nuclear scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory.” Lee was suspected of giving nuclear secrets to China when Richardson was President Clinton’s energy secretary.
During the 2002 campaign for Bill Richardson broke a world record. “He shook 13,392 hands in an 8-hour period.” The previous record was held by former president Theodore Roosevelt, set on inauguration day in 1907.
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