CBS News correspondent Jeff Greenfield spent the weekend following Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Richardson as he campaigned across America's heartland. In his CBSNews.com report, Jeff says Richardson is hoping the road to the White House leads through the small towns of Middle America.
He offered to the Young Democrats his core stump speech, which, as most every candidate does, he would repeat at stop after stop. ("I can recite it in my sleep," one of his aides later boasted, or confessed.) It's an account of what he would do in his first six days in office: Pull all the troops out of Iraq, organize an "all-Muslim peacekeeping force," move toward universal health care, launch a campaign for energy independence, make college more accessible, and reaffirm American values.
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