2020 Primary Post Mortem Analysis
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2020 Primary Post Mortem Analysis

In short, the 2020 primary was a good night for progressive Democrats up and down the ballot, including state and federal races – though there is reason for Republican optimism as explained below. New Mexico Senate Across New Mexico, a slew of moderate-to-conservative Democratic state Senators lost their primaries to a slate of progressives under…

2020 NM CD-2 Primary Preview
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2020 NM CD-2 Primary Preview

New Mexico Republicans had plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the 2018 elections. The Governor’s position was open, and Republicans had a large bench, potentially the largest in decades. Four possible candidates all offered their own strengths in a potential campaign; then-ABQ Mayor Richard Berry, then-Lt. Governor John Sanchez, then-Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn, and…

Have New Mexico Republicans abandoned Congressional District One?
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Have New Mexico Republicans abandoned Congressional District One?

New Mexico’s first congressional district was never a Republican bastion, but it used to be close. Made up primarily of Bernalillo county and the state’s largest city, Albuquerque, the district supported the Republican Presidential candidate until 1988, and was represented by a Republican for forty straight years. That ended with Rep. Heather Wilson’s departure in…

Why Republicans Need to be Wary of Russia, Part II
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Why Republicans Need to be Wary of Russia, Part II

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two part series on Russia foreign policy by contributor Wyatt Bertsch. The first piece can be found here. Politicians have pointed to the context of the emails instead of how they were produced. While the context of Clinton’s emails matter, the way in which they were procured matters as…