Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson could soon add Nobel Prize winner to his resume.
Richardson is nominated for his work to free hostages and political prisoners in foreign countries.
Richardson has played a role in the release of 15 prisoners in the past 14 months.
He was nominated by four U.S. senators, including New Mexico’s Ben Ray Lujan and Martin Heinrich.
Richardson was previously nominated in 2019.