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Heinrich, Flake appear on Letterman during media tour

Heinrich, Flake appear on Letterman during media tour

It isn’t that often that you see a U.S. Senator on a late night talk show unless they are John McCain or running for president (or both). But on Monday night, there were two U.S. Senators on The Late Show with David Letterman, Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Jeff Flake of Arizona. The two were on to promote the TV show “Rival Survival” and it was the most high profile appearance on a media … Read entire article »

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Keller ad gets national attention for Breaking Bad ties

Keller ad gets national attention for Breaking Bad ties

With just three weeks until election day, there are a lot of political ads on TV. That makes it increasingly hard to break through the clutter and actually get attention. NM Telegram isn’t able to keep up with the flood of campaign ads recently, but this one was worth mentioning. You can watch the full ad below. Sometimes, it happens in a negative way, as it did for Wendy Davis in Texas. Or in others, a way … Read entire article »

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National Review says Weh might pull upset

National Review says Weh might pull upset

The National Review, not exactly an unbiased source, raises the possibility that Allen Weh could pull an upset against Tom Udall in the U.S. Senate race. Udall has been considered a shoo-in to win for months. National pundits as well as local political observers still believe that Udall will win reelection against Allen Weh. Udall has more money, more name recognition and is very popular among the Democrats that make up the largest bloc of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, National News, Senate

DLCC names two New Mexico districts to its list of key races

DLCC names two New Mexico districts to its list of key races

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee named two races in New Mexico to its list of those to watch to maintain a Democratic majority. Republicans are hoping to take control of the state House for the first time in decades this year. The two New Mexico races are among the list of 69 state legislative races throughout 24 states to make the DLCC list. The two races are House District 4 and House District 37 and both are … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, National News, New Mexico House

Martinez hits cover of National Review

Martinez hits cover of National Review

The National Review is the latest conservative publication to highlight Gov. Susana Martinez. This time, Martinez gets the cover. The article by Jay Nordlinger comes after he shadowed Martinez on the campaign trail and is about what one would expect from a conservative magazine writing about an up-and-coming conservative star. The cover reads, “Susana” under a photo of Susana Martinez while the article is titled, “Viva Susana!” The article itself will cost you a quarter to read … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Governor, National News

Weh tells ABC News ‘no regrets’ over controversial ad

Weh tells ABC News ‘no regrets’ over controversial ad

Allen Weh received from national exposure for his controversial web ad that showed the killer of journalist James Foley, moments before Foley was beheaded. Foley was killed by ISIS militants. Since that ad received national attention, Weh has shown no signs that he would apologize and, indeed, Weh’s campaign spent time tweeting comments that were in defense of the video. Weh spoke to ABC News and they asked him about the video, and he again said there … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, National News, Senate

Conservative blogs attack King for “Latino heart” comment

Conservative blogs attack King for “Latino heart” comment

A short video clip of Gary King at a fundraiser obtained by The Weekly Standard lit up the conservative blogosphere on Tuesday. The 21-second clip took place at a fundraiser in Belen this weekend according to the conservative website. The Weekly Standard wrote: King recalled the words of a previous speaker at the fundraiser, Hispanic labor activist Dolores Huerta. “She said you can’t go out there and just vote for somebody for governor because they have a Latino … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Governor, National News

Toulouse Oliver talks being a woman running for office, Secretary of State race

Toulouse Oliver talks being a woman running for office, Secretary of State race

Bernalillo County clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver is getting a lot of attention for her campaign for Secretary of State. This week, she got more attention as MSNBC named Toulouse Oliver as one of the 30 woman candidates to watch in this year’s elections. She was profiled by the national outlet. Others who have already been profiled by MSNBC as part of the series include House of Representatives candidate Mia Love, R-Utah, and U.S. Senator Kay Hagen, D-N.C. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, National News, Secretary of State

Report: Tesla chooses Nevada for gigafactory site

Report: Tesla chooses Nevada for gigafactory site

New Mexico will not be the home of the Tesla gigafactory, at least according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The paper says that Tesla will make an official announcement at a press conference on Thursday. The press conference will take place in Carson City, Nevada. New Mexico was one of the five states in the running to be the home of the massive battery factory. The other states were Arizona, California and Texas. Tesla … Read entire article »

Filed under: Economy, Featured, National News

Richardson talks ISIS, guns, immigration

Richardson talks ISIS, guns, immigration

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson was on This Week, a Sunday morning talk show on ABC, this weekend and discussed a number of prominent national political issues. Included among the topics were President Barack Obama’s response to ISIS, whether there will be gun reforms in the wake of a nine-year old killing her shooting instructor in an accident with an Uzi and the current state of immigration reform. On ISIS, Richardson says the Obama is right … Read entire article »

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