Pearce Sues to Access $1 Million in Campaign Cash

By: July 20, 2017 6:55 pm
Pearce Sues to Access $1 Million in Campaign Cash

LAS CRUCES — Rep Steve Pearce (R-NM) on Thursday sued the Secretary of State’s Office to get access to his $1 million he wants to use to run for governor in 2018. State law limits campaign contributions to $5,500 in a primary and again in the general election. This week […]

New Mexicans Anxious About Healthcare Bill, Despite Vote Delay

By: July 17, 2017 12:45 pm
medical stethoscope on  background  dollar denominations,  close up

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to begin debate on the Obamacare replacement bill this week and pass it using fast-track procedures. That was before Sen. John McCain, a key Republican vote, said he’d be in his home state of Arizona, recovering from surgery. But many in […]

GOP Rep to run for Governor, will leave Congress

By: July 10, 2017 12:36 pm
GOP Rep to run for Governor, will leave Congress

In a press conference today the man who has held New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District seat for the past 12 years announced he is leaving Congress to run for Governor of New Mexico in 2018. As New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress, the district Rep Steve Pearce (R-NM) represents […]

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Boasted That He Got Preet Bharara Fired

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Boasted That He Got Preet Bharara Fired

Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in the Russia investigation, has boasted to friends and colleagues that he played a central role in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, according to four people familiar with the conversations. Kasowitz told […]

Miera announces run for lieutenant governor

By: June 12, 2017 5:04 pm
Miera announces run for lieutenant governor

Albuquerque Democrat and former House Majority Leader Rick Miera said Monday that he will run for lieutenant governor in a statement. “New Mexicans deserve leaders who have the courage to make the bold decisions we need that will get our state moving again,” Miera said in a statement announcing his […]

Trump’s Not the Only One Blocking Constituents on Twitter

By: June 7, 2017 10:42 am
Trump’s Not the Only One Blocking Constituents on Twitter

As President Donald Trump faces criticism for blocking users on his Twitter account, people across the country say they, too, have been cut off by elected officials at all levels of government after voicing dissent on social media. In Arizona, a disabled Army veteran grew so angry when her congressman […]