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The typical oil producer is a small business with many of the same problems encountered by small businesses in the retail and manufacturing industries.
Bill Richardson
#Business

They read 'bring the troops home' and thought, 'oh that's good,' they didn't think about the implications of cut and run.
Bill Richardson
#Home

The president has directed me to initiate the order, ... There will be enforcement action if the order is not carried out.
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#Action

[Asked to elaborate on the] front end and back end ... We found further flexibility that the US or some combination of the six-way talks countries could bring in the fuel for light-water reactor. At some point there was talk on bringing in an American CEO to run the light-water reactor.
Bill Richardson
#Flexibility

Our objective is to show the personal side of Sen. Kerry -- his character, his Vietnam service, his leadership qualities,
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#Character

A state's income level is directly linked to the education levels of its residents. And we must support our schools - with real, tangible resources. There's no way of getting around that fact. And if you cut school spending during tough times, your state is going to suffer. Poverty rates will increase. Property crime will increase.
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#Education

She said, 'We need truck drivers and National Guard,' ... I'll get moving on it.
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#Drivers

We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals.
Bill Richardson
#American Politician

could force prices up considerably.
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#Force

a fabric of American politics.
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#Politics

We believe this is a good agreement, ... we see the British initiative as a good way to enforce the agreement.
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#Agreement

High gas prices are going to revolutionize the way we drive and move our society to more fuel-efficient vehicles, ... Unfortunately, it's taken a crisis of high gas prices to move us in that direction.
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#Society

I'm trying to be helpful, ... I've kept up my dialogue with them at their request, I've had a long relationship with them and I want to take advantage of that relationship to help my country.
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#Trying

I am supportive of Secretary Rice's efforts to engage the North Koreans with diplomacy, and I believe the last round of the six-party talks produced the most results ever,
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#Diplomacy

We're going to focus on two important areas: one is verification, the second is what steps are the North Koreans taking to dismantle their nuclear weapons ? concrete steps,
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#Focus

This hybrid shows that I am willing to practice what I preach, ... We all need to do our part to conserve energy.
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#Practice

Here was the government putting this skinny 60-year-old guy into solitary confinement for nearly a year. I have come to realize that it was wrong and I should have spoken out more, although I did try to influence the Justice Department on their incarceration of Lee.
Bill Richardson
#Government

I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what's right for the people. I choose to make a difference.
Bill Richardson
#American Politician

As state leaders, I think its important for us to provide our perspectives on issues we face every day - like access to school spending, access to health care and governing in a global economy.
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#American Politician

Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, our nation is stronger when we are respected throughout the world.
Bill Richardson
#American Politician

We've had that problem in a couple of games and it's a big deal, especially when you are playing a good team.
Bill Richardson
#Games

It could be the case that one of these individuals misplaced the drives, ... What we now have is a potential cover-up, or some other factors that have to be determined.
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#Potential

We may have here a security lapse that involved an individual that misplaced something and tried to engage in contradictory behavior, and, hopefully, we'll get to the bottom of this,
Bill Richardson
#Security

This is inexcusable; I'm outraged, ... It's incomprehensible what happened. I'm going to take action. I'm going to get to the bottom of this. There's going to be accountability.
Bill Richardson
#Action

Here at Hanford, it appears that the fire has been contained, ... We're still concerned because there may be wind gusts up to 25 miles per hour.
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#Fire

the first thing they told me was the United States had to pay for the ammunition that knocked the plane down. So, they're upping the ante.
Bill Richardson
#United States

As soon as possible, what I want to hire is, hopefully, a four-star general with an extensive security background,
Bill Richardson
#Security

The Iraqis have imposed unacceptable conditions on the work of the inspectors. They have to have full unfettered access to all sites at all times without interference.
Bill Richardson
#Work

I strongly believe that we made progress in our discussions in North Korea on the diplomatic front, on the nuclear front, on the humanitarian front,
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#Progress

This is a price problem, ... We don't want to manipulate energy markets.
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#Energy