Will New Mexico Go Red in 2020?
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Will New Mexico Go Red in 2020?

The Trump swing through New Mexico has people wondering if New Mexico is really in play for next year’s election cycle. Despite the fact conventional wisdom says that is unlikely, that is not the end of the story. New Mexico’s five electoral votes have gone to a Republican presidential candidate only once since 1992 (George…

The Border Tragedy
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The Border Tragedy

As someone born and raised in the Mesilla Valley, roughly fifty miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, I grew up with the El Paso Borderland in my backyard, ultimately bestowing an intimate understanding of the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. Our region’s existence is deeply intertwined; just as we depend on the precious water flowing…

Nota Bene IV.II.MMXIX
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Nota Bene IV.II.MMXIX

I. Udall Succession. The New Mexico Politico with the most succinct political timing is Congressman Ben Ray Lujan. The Democrat from Nambe is the first to commit. I’m humbled to announce my candidacy to be New Mexico’s next Democratic Senator. I hope I can count on your support as we take this journey together. https://t.co/QlM4S90ele pic.twitter.com/yvrDGYQhVq…

Crib Sheet: February 27th, 2019
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Crib Sheet: February 27th, 2019

“I’m not daunted by obstacles, whether it’s NRA propaganda, rogue sheriffs throwing a childish pity party or bad-faith critics. Legislative leaders and I will continue to fight the scourge of gun violence in our communities.”– Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, in a Twitter thread Tuesday afternoon referencing pushback from counties and municipalities across the state unhappy…