Road to the Roundhouse: Starting Gun


The Route 66 casino parking lot was utterly and completely jammed. Cars decked with campaign signs outside gave a small taste of the political poster peppering awaiting inside. Saturday was the Democratic pre-primary convention, political theater to many but a milestone of the 2014 campaign in a big...
 
 
 

Sine Die Pt. 1b: Devilish Detail
This is a follow-up post to Sine Die Pt. 1: Harper’s Gamble . Last second legislating has...
 

Sine Die Pt. 2 – Will and a Way
In a hallway outside the Senate chambers a little after the Senate closed, myself and a pair of reporters...
 

Sine Die Pt. 1 – Harper’s Gamble
“I probably won’t be able to ever get a bill through the Senate again,” said a beaming...
 

From the Roundhouse: The Final Countdown
With both the House and Senate home for a quick nap, the fate of many key items is already clear but...
 

From the Roundhouse: Reaction or Overreaction?
Tuesday night HB 333, nicknamed “Omaree’s Law” completed its rapid move through the...
 

From the Roundhouse: The Last Meeting
With the session entering its final hours, many standing committees have closed up shop for the year...
 

From the Roundhouse: Limbo
There are a lot of topics at the legislature that aren’t interesting, but are important. There...
 

From the Roundhouse: “Mea Culpa”
As I’m writing this, we’re hours away from a long-awaited, scheduled vote on the confirmation...
 

From the Roundhouse: Needle in a Haystack
One critical issue, too many solutions. That’s the problem within a problem of lottery scholarship...
 
 
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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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