Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • ShameOnU

    I no longer watch Law & Order when you are on now Fred Thompson, you are just there acting, yes we as a people are down. We in this so called FREE WORLD (COUNTRY) are not rich like you, and you should check the facts on Mrs. Sarah Palin, she stands for nothing GOOD when it comes to the poor got back to TV

  • I M A Professional Actor

    Let’s see, Fred says “…. now we’re winning….” while referencing the “successful” addition of troops in Iraq. He has the gall to tell us “…we’re winning…” –

    WHAT THE HECK ARE WE W I N N I N G FRED ???????????

    Fewer body bags coming home ?
    Certainly, the price of oil hasn’t gone down.
    What is the RNC’s definition of “winning ” !! ! ???????

    A “maverick” atitude when combined with a poor or non-existant connection with reality, some might argue, borders on insanity.