Former US Ambassador to the United Nations and politician from New Mexico, who served the state as its Governor from 2003 to 2011. He made an unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Democratic nomination for the presidency.
He pitched in the amateur Cape Cod Baseball League in 1967.
His wife, Barbara, formed New Mexico Immunizations Coalition in 2003.
He was appointed as the US Ambassador to the United Nations in 1997 by President Bill Clinton, who also appointed him Secretary of Energy in 1998.