Richardson Focuses on Iowa's Rural Voters

Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson is pinning his hopes on a strong showing in Iowa by visiting each of its 99 counties and homing in on the state's many rural voters. He talks up hunting and alternative energy while promising to have troops out of Iraq within a year.

The governor of New Mexico is also touting his other experience: as secretary of Energy, member of Congress, U.S. envoy to the United Nations, and international troubleshooter.

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