Electoral College count affirms Obama's win


President Barack Obama smiles during his speech at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
 
Video It's official. A tally of the Electoral College vote affirms President Barack Obama's re-election.
 
 
 

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Sandoval County continues ballot battle Video
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Wis. governor insists he's not thinking about 2016
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New Mexico Politics


Gun control groups rally at Roundhouse
Gun control groups are trying to put pressure on Gov. Susana Martinez to let the legislature consider a bill requiring a…
 

Gun laws up for debate in Legislation Session
Another hot button issue that may come up in the roundhouse during the legislative session is gun control.
 

State of the State focuses on education
Gov. Susana Martinez urged lawmakers to focus on education reform during her State of the State Address on Tuesday.
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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New Mexico (change)

 
New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

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