Former New Mexico Governor Dies In Chatham Home

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has died.

A statement from the Richardson Center for Global Engagement said Richardson died in his sleep Friday night at his home in Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

Richardson was a candidate for president in the 2008 Democratic primary.

He had stints as U.S. Energy Secretary and U.N. Ambassador under the Clinton administration.

After government service, Richardson devoted his time trying to free people who were wrongfully detained abroad.

According to the foundation, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023 and on multiple occasions previously.

Richardson was 75.

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