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Ties to Donald Trump haunt GOP candidate for New Mexico governor

July 31, 2018 3:19 pm
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM, speaks at tax reform forum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Albuquerque. AP Photo by Russell Contreras, The Associated Press

SANTA FE — Republicans are pinning their hopes for keeping hold of the governor’s office in New Mexico on a mild-mannered congressman who helped Donald Trump win his district along the U.S. border with Mexico. Trump still lost the statewide vote in New Mexico by 8 percentage points. U.S. Rep. […]

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Libertarian US Senate hopeful in New Mexico to quit race

9:36 am
Libertarian US Senate hopeful in New Mexico to quit race

ALBUQUERQUE — According to reports from Associated Press and KOAT, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson said he is considering entering the U.S. Senate race now that Libertarian candidate Aubrey Dunn announced Monday he is withdrawing from the race and is requesting Johnson to replace him. “From the polling we’ve […]

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