New Mexico

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 29, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NM Governor: Immigrants ‘Expecting The Federal Government To Just Throw Up Its Hands And Let Them In’

Gov. Susana Martinez is blaming President Barack Obama and Congress for the surge in Central American immigrants attempting to enter the country illegally.

07/10/2014

Primary voters went to the polls in 8 states. (Getty Images)

Neck And Neck In Mississippi As GOP Seeks To Pick Up 6 Senate Seats In November

Mississippi contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel too close to call.

06/04/2014

President Obama set aside about a half-million acres for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

New National Monument Sparks Border Concerns

Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.

05/21/2014

Two farmers gather cattle at a ranch.  (credit: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Number Of Young Farmers Rising In New Mexico

A new government survey shows New Mexico has more farms and ranches than it did five years ago.

02/22/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NM Exchange Official: ‘I Don’t Have Any Great Hope That Something Is Going To Significantly Improve’

Fewer than 200 New Mexicans signed up for health insurance plans through a troubled federal online marketplace during its first month of operation, the Obama administration reported Wednesday.

11/14/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

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