Supreme Court refuses to delay release of 10,000 California inmates despite safety warning


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by year's end.
 
 
 

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

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

NY to refund gay couples forced to pay estate tax
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York says it will give same-sex spouses refunds for estate taxes they were...
 

German home-schoolers to appeal to Supreme Court
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany in order to home school their...
 

Quinnipiac poll: Virginians favor same-sex unions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fifty percent of registered Virginia voters support same-sex marriage compared...
 

Calif. court declines to stop gay marriages
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage...
 

Opponents want Calif. court to stop gay weddings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court...
 

Ill. Supreme Court ends challenge to abortion law
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court ended a lengthy and emotionally charged legal appeal...
 

Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue
DENVER (AP) — The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era — a grainy mug shot of...
 
 
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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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State of the Union


DC Download: A GOP identity crisis
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's GOP response to the State of the Union didn't hurt the Republican Party very much, but it certainly…
 

Obama pushes for higher minimum wage
President Barack Obama pushed for a higher minimum wage at a re-opened manufacturing plant Wednesday because he says Americans…
 

GOP faults Obama speech for liberalism,…
President Barack Obama set up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, immigration, taxes and climate change in a…
 

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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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