Federal Probe of Richardson Reportedly Dropped
By Anabell Romero | 08/27/2009 - 13:15

After a year-long federal investigation, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will not face criminal charges of corruption, the Associated Press reported today.

A source familiar with the case told the AP that high-ranking Justice Department officials had decided not to seek indictments against Richardson, whose bid to become the first Latino presidential nominee fell short in 2008. "It's over. There's nothing. It was killed in Washington," the source said.

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