Bill Richardson's Most Treacherous Mission?

The daredevil pol could parachute into the Clinton Cabinet

He keeps popping up, Zelig-like, wherever Americans are being held captive by hostile forces. In the past month, he brokered the release of an American jailed on spy charges in North Korea and three Red Cross workers detained by rebel forces in Sudan. A swashbuckling commando, perhaps? Try an affable, chubby-cheeked congressman. The man with the mission is eight-term New Mexico Democrat Bill Richardson.

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