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Libre Initiative makes Albuquerque ground-zero for Koch brothers' new project to turn Latinos into Republicans

Patrick Davis | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Patrick Davis

As a minority-majority state (46% of the state's population is Hispanic) with a relatively small population (just over 2 million residents), New Mexico is proving to be a perfect lab for Latino and Hispanic voter engagement.

Dave Jamieson

Better Call Saul: City Tells Wage Theft Victims To Find Own Lawyers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Workers still shorted on pay seven months after the city of Albuquerque, N.M., raised its minimum wage are being told to find their own lawyers and du...

Laura Bassett

GOP Official Calls Teenage Labor Activist 'A Radical B*tch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Steve Kush, the executive director of the Bernalillo County Republican Party in New Mexico, called a 19-year-old Working America volunteer a "radical ...

Drawing Lines In The Desert Sand

Blake Driver | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Blake Driver

Though devastating to gay rights supporters in New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez's veto on aid to the domestic partners of military service members might actually be a blessing in disguise.