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New Mexico New Mexico no longer safe for Democrats: Cook Political Report

The Cook Political Report has shifted its rating of Virginia and New Mexico from “Solid Democrat” to “Likely Democrat” in its latest forecast for the 2024 election. This adjustment comes amid Joe Biden’s ongoing struggles in polls across several states, particularly with black and Hispanic voters. “Virginia and New Mexico

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00AM

NM Again Ranks Last In The Nation In Child Well-being; In A New Twist Leading Progressive Group Blames "Racism" For Dismal Standing; Critics Pounce: "We Are Well Past Excuses"  

New Mexico appears to be numbed by its perennial ranking as last in the nation for child well-being. We again came in 50th when the national 2024 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, was released this week. Reaction was muted and no

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico New Mexico wages plummet in May after April increase

The latest ADP Pay Insights report shows that the median annual wage in New Mexico declined in May. In April 2024, the median annual wage stood at $40,000. However, in May 2024, it dropped by 1% to $39,600. Despite this recent dip, there was a 2.06% increase compared to May

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00AM

Heinrich And Domenici Start To Square Off; He Takes First Dig at Her While She Spends More On Bio TV And Continues To Grapple With Abortion 

The politicos are still waiting for something with edge from GOP US Senate candidate Nella Domenici. She comes with a second TV ad that like the first is a soft bio spot. "Trailblazer" is "a story of Nella’s hard-fought journey to success as a mother, a student, and businesswoman."The ad

Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Renato Costa

New Mexico Nella Domenici launches second TV ad

On Tuesday, U.S. Senate candidate Nella Domenici, the Republican nominee who hopes to defeat Democrat Sen. Martin Heinrich in November, launched her second ad of the campaign cycle, focusing on introducing herself to New Mexico voters. “Growing up, Nella blazed her own trail,” the ad explains, showing Domenici hiking in

Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 12:00AM

RFK Jr. In Race To Make New Mexico Ballot; Needs 3,562 Voter Signatures To Compete With Biden And Trump Here; Deadline Fast Approaching 

RFK Jr.There's a soft spot in northern New Mexico for the Kennedy family and Robert Kennedy Jr. is hoping to tap into that goodwill to win a spot on the state's presidential ballot this November. Neither President Biden or Donald Trump are happy over the prospect because they are uncertain

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 12:00AM

No Rematch For Dan Lewis; City Council President Says He Won't Run Against Keller Next Year; Also Conservative Dem Louie Sanchez Comes Back To The Party Fold 

Lewis in 2017No sooner is the page turned on Primary '24 and we're quickly onto the 2025 ABQ mayoral election. Shortly before the polls closed last Tuesday ABQ City Council President Dan Lewis already had that '25 mayoral contest on his mind, but not in the way one might assume.

Published: Monday, June 10, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico ‘Most prominent’ national school choice advocate Corey DeAngelis coming to NM

A leading national school choice advocate, Dr. Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D., is making a stop in the Land of Enchantment next Monday, June 17th, as part of the Rio Grande Foundation’s (RGF)education project, “Opportunity for All Kids NM.” “School choice is sweeping the nation. Arguably the most prominent national spokesperson

Published: Monday, June 10, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico NMSP Officer Hare’s suspected murderer has trial delayed

A federal judge has postponed the trial for a Marion, North Carolina, man charged with the murder of a New Mexico State Police officer in March. U.S. District Court Judge James O. Browning granted the defense team’s request to delay the trial of Jaremy Smith by nearly a month, moving

Published: Sunday, June 09, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Gregory Hollister

Bryan, Wiki Commons. New Mexico Parents in seven NM school districts left in the dark about kids being ‘transitioned’by Gregory Hollister June 8, 2024

Seven major New Mexico school districts, responsible for the education of thousands of children, have implemented policies that allow students to change their “gender identity” in school without notifying their parents, as revealed by the DailyMail.com. The conservative group Parents Defending Education (PDE) uncovered these policies through public records requests.

Published: Saturday, June 08, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico Poll spooks Heinrich, showing him with razor-thin lead over Domenici

Since Pete Domenici’s victory in 2002, no Republican has secured a U.S. Senate seat in New Mexico. Currently, Republicans are hopeful that Domenici’s daughter, Nella Domenici, a former CFO at Bridgewater Associates and a newcomer to politics, might challenge Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich. While this race isn’t a primary focus

Published: Friday, June 07, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Piñon Post

New Mexico Vasquez humiliated during border visit as his narrative crumbles before his eyes

In an unexpected turn of events, New Mexico’s U.S. Rep. Gabe Vasquez found himself in an awkward situation during a recent border visit, as The Wall Street Journal reported. During the visit, Vasquez accused Republicans of exaggerating the number of illegal border crossings, only to be proven wrong shortly thereafter.

Published: Thursday, June 06, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Piñon Post

New Mexico Leftists churn out fake news about Trump’s NM primary margin

Leftist news networks began attempting to delegitimize 45th President Donald J. Trump’s primary election night victory in New Mexico, claiming former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley created a failure in the primaries with a “huge vote against him.” KRQE 13 ran a headline reading,

Published: Thursday, June 06, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico See who won and who lost in Tuesday’s most contested primaries

On Tuesday, New Mexicans headed to the polls to vote for nominees who will battle for positions in November’s general election. Far-left fringe Democrats defeated multiple more moderate incumbents who bucked Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s radical agenda, although many held on. Reps. Ambrose Castellano (D-Ribera), Willie Madrid (D-Chaparral), and

Published: Wednesday, June 05, 2024 12:00AM

Progressives Romp In Primary '24; Ivey-Soto Crushed In Landslide; Three Conservative House Dems Also Fall, Plus: BernCo DA Bregman Prevails, Biden Sent Message On Israel And Republican Legislative Leadership Rebuked  

Berghmans On E Nite (Austria, Journal)Statewide results here. Bernalillo county results here. The progressive aren't done yet. Tuesday night in the Democratic primary they flexed their muscle again by soundly defeating their arch-enemy, state Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto, and ousting conservative House Democrats Ambrose Castellano, Willie Madrid and Harry Garcia, all

Published: Wednesday, June 05, 2024 12:00AM

Primary Election Day '24 Arrives: Lower Turnout Expected; Our Election Night Coverage begins at 6:30 On KANW 89.1 FM and KANW.COM  

Our Primary Election Night coverage begins at 6:30 on public radio KANW 89.1 FM and KANW.COM. Be sure to join us for the evey latest results and expert analysis. Bernalillo County results will be available here. Santa Fe county results here and all statewide results from the Secretary of State

Published: Tuesday, June 04, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico Trump makes big endorsement in New Mexico ahead of Tuesday’s primary

45th President Trump has made a big endorsement in one of New Mexico’s most contested congressional races. On Monday, Trump endorsed Republican former Congresswoman Yvette Herrell for her bid to take back her former seat in the Second Congressional District. The 45th President wrote on Truth Social, “A successful entrepreneur,

Published: Tuesday, June 04, 2024 12:00AM

Election Eve '24: Primary Flies Low Over Much Of State But Then There's The War Zones, Plus: Analysts Disappointed in First Domenici US Senate TV Ad; "Not Compelling", And: Previewing Our Election Night Coverage On KANW  

With much of the media taking a vacation from coverage, no competitive statewide races and most New Mexicans not living in a contested legislative district, Primary '24 has flown so far under the radar that it's scraping the tree tops in the Rio Grande bosque. But for those living in

Published: Monday, June 03, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Piñon Post

New Mexico MLG claims outrage over anti-gun edicts is ‘sexism,’ wants to snatch more guns

In an article from the pro-abortion fringe site “The 19th,” Lujan Grisham and two other abortion up-to-birth governors were featured to talk about their assaults in each of their respective states. The governors invoked shootings as the impetus for their gun-grabbing, including Lujan Grisham. Democrat New York Gov. Kathy Hochul

Published: Sunday, June 02, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico Bombshell report reveals huge red flags in Lujan Grisham’s $600M solar deal

Major concerns have arisen regarding Democrat Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s proposed $600 million solar manufacturing initiative. An in-depth front-page report from the Albuquerque Journal has revealed several troubling issues surrounding the company behind this project. Central to Lujan Grisham’s solar plans, the company is under investigation for violating federal securities

Published: Sunday, June 02, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico NM conservatives react to ‘sham’ Trump trial verdict

On Thursday, a New York jury, stacked with foes of 45th President Trump, found him guilty on all 34 counts in an unfair trial relating to so-called “hush money payments.” The verdict came after the prosecution brought forward witnesses, such as convicted felon and liar Michael Cohen and porn actress

Published: Friday, May 31, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico Dems temporarily switching to GOP to help Rachel Black in Republican primary

In typical fashion, anti-America First liberal “Republicans” are trying to seize onto a resource they have previously failed to get to help them across the finish line in GOP primaries: Democrats. In New Mexico’s conservative Otero County, Democrats are trying to stop a conservative America First Republican from becoming the

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00AM

Cookie-Cutter Senate Ads Clutter The Campaign Mailboxes, Councilor Lewis Dealt An Ethics Loss, And: Ethics Commission And Ethnicity  

Debbie O'Malley ad At this stage of the primary voters weary of political ads might say, "you've seen one; you've seen them all."And in this case we bring to light they would be right on the money.Posted is an ad for ABQ Dem state senate candidate Debbie O'Malley and another

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Renato Costa

New Mexico ‘Chris, the n—er’: Police report unmasks Vasquez’s racist, violent past

In the summer of 2004, an incident occurred at a call center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, that has resurfaced in the form of a police report obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The report details a disturbing phone call received by a human resources employee at Research Data Design,

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Piñon Post

New Mexico Amid Biden border crisis, immigration court no-shows skyrocket

Recent data from the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicates a dramatic increase in the number of noncitizens failing to appear for their immigration court hearings. This trend is on track to surpass 170,000 in fiscal year (FY) 2024, eclipsing last year’s record of nearly 160,000. Andrew R. Arthur of the

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Piñon Post

New Mexico Domenici launches first ad of the campaign cycle in six-figure ad buy

Nella Domenici, the New Mexico GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate, has unveiled her first TV ad for the 2024 campaign, titled “Monroe.” The ad is named after the street in Albuquerque, where Nella and her seven siblings grew up, evoking a sense of nostalgia and highlighting the Domenici family’s

Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 12:00AM

Two Pro Choice Women Arguing Over Issue In Senate Dem Primary; Heather Balas Mailer Irks Progressive Cindy Nava, Plus: Guv And House Speaker Relationship Eyed As They Hit Campaign Trail In Opposite Directions  

Balas mailerCan abortion become the defining issue in a Democratic state senate primary featuring two women who are pro-choice? That somewhat unusual question hovers over the contest in Senate District 9 that includes the village of Corrales, Placitas and the town of Bernalillo. Progressive Democrat Cindy Nava, "a proud immigrant"

Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 12:00AM

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New Mexico Vasquez gets bad news ahead of rematch against former Rep. Herrell

In a strategic move to maintain its majority in the House, the Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a super PAC endorsed by Speaker Johnson and House Republican Leadership, has announced its first wave of fall ad reservations for the 2024 election cycle. The initial reservations amount to $141 million, covering television,

Published: Monday, May 27, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Renato Costa

New Mexico See where NM ranks among states for military retirees

According to a recent report by WalletHub, New Mexico is ranked at the bottom of the list for military retirees. The personal finance website released its 2024 rankings just ahead of Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day, analyzing how friendly each state is to veterans looking to transition to civilian

Published: Sunday, May 26, 2024 12:00AM

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by: Gregory Hollister

New Mexico Vasquez posts bond, pleads no contest after TX authorities execute warrantby Gregory Hollister May 26, 2024

In March, police in El Paso, Texas, executed an arrest warrant against New Mexico Democratic congressman Gabe Vasquez, according to court documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The documents reveal that Vasquez failed to appear in court over two decades ago, in 2002, following charges of driving without a

Published: Sunday, May 26, 2024 12:00AM

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