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Heather Wilson

Ex-GOP Rep. Faulted For Improper Action

AP | JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson collected nearly half a million dollars in questionable payments from four federally funded nuclear...

Heather Wilson Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) lost to Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) in New Mexico's race for U.S. Senate, the Associated Press projects. Wils...

Heinrich Wins In New Mexico

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) defeated former Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) Wednesday in the New Mexico race for U.S. Senate, projects the Associated P...

Jason Linkins

Martin Heinrich Up Against Heather Wilson In New Mexico Senate Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Another Democratic Senate retirement, another open seat opportunity. This time it’s six-term senator and Democratic Party veteran Jeff Bingaman quit...

Rove Group Going To Once-Safe GOP Territory

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican-leaning outside group is investing in Nebraska's suddenly tighter Senate race, looking to shore up Republican Deb Fischer a...

Running Scared

Michael Brune | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

It's a pattern we are seeing all over the country. Big Coal, Big Oil, and other polluters are spending millions to force their agenda on the American people. But there's one thing their money can never buy -- the passion of our volunteers.

Female Candidate Watch: Meet U.S. Senate Candidate Heather Wilson

Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Heather Wilson is a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from New Mexico. According to the Washington Post she is a former Rhodes Scholar and Air ...

Hotly Contested Senate Race Rocked By Dark Efforts

Salon | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Dark money groups flooded Albuquerque’s airwaves in August, aiming to sway a hotly contested U.S. Senate race by making more than half the political...

Memo to GOP Senate Candidates: Be Independent

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Would talk about issues like education and the environment where Republicans have a good record they can point to. Will it work? Maybe. Maybe not. But it's better than just giving up.

The Mommy Voice

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I expect our elected officials to put the health and safety of our kids ahead of the deep pockets of polluters. This belief is why I do what I do.

New Mexico Senate Candidate To Skip Republican National Convention

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

New Mexico Senate candidate Heather Wilson is joining the list of Republicans who will skip the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this su...

Crossroads GPS Tells Heitkamp To Support Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove's nonprofit group, Crossroads GPS, issued a new TV ad in North Dakota on Wednesday, calling on U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp (D) to s...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Mocks Al Franken's Anti-Bullying Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Heather Wilson, a Republican running for U.S. Senate in New Mexico, came out against Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) anti-LGBT bullying legi...

Alaska Senator Heading To New Mexico For Fundraiser With Female GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski is flying from Alaska all the way to New Mexico to hold a fundraiser for fellow Republican Rep. Heather Wilson. Republi...

Matt Sledge

Olympia Snowe Laments Death Of Bipartisanship, 'Retro' Contraception Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe received an enthusiastic response at a gala on Monday meant to spur more women to run for elective office. The re...

The Gloves Come Off In New Mexico's 2012 Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

It's a high-stakes primary contest on both sides of the aisle in New Mexico, as Republican and Democratic candidates hope to fill the U.S. Senate seat...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Hopeful's Karl Rove Event Invokes Scandal History

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats quickly jumped on news that Republican New Mexico Senate hopeful Heather Wilson attended an event with Karl Rove, noting that ...

How Sarah Palin and Tea Partiers Are Blowing Up the GOP

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

When extremists are a (vocal) minority, reasonable Republicans and independents come out of the woodwork. And the spoils go to the Democrats, who look comparatively sane.

Heather Wilson, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rep. Heather Wilson, R-N.M., has been mentioned as a possible pick for Secretary Of Energy in a McCain administration. Grist mentioned the possibili...

Jason Linkins

McCain Flack Says Obama's Criticism Of Bush Policy Is Unpatriotic

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did you ever think you'd see the day that you'd miss the comparatively reasonable intonations of Carly Fiorina on your teevee, flacking for McCain? I...

Is Big Oil Shill Heather Wilson Jumping Back Into The NM-01 Race? Maybe Freedom's Watch Knows

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

The malicious and wildly distorted attack on Martin Heinrich comes as the GOP tries easing his hapless opponent Darren White, out of the race to make way for Heather Wilson, a notorious Big Oil shill.

McCain Surrogate: He Could Withdraw From Iraq Before Obama!

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign has come up with an intriguing new way to sell his opposition to a timetable for withdrawal: McCain just might withdraw from Iraq ...

2006 New Mexico CD-01 General Election:
Wilson (R-i) vs Madrid (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NM-01: Wilson vs Madrid

2008 New Mexico Senate General Election:
Wilson (R) vs Udall (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NM-Sen: Wilson vs Udall

Battleground New Mexico: Congressional Races Signal Blue November

Daryl Paranada | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daryl Paranada

The Democrats have a shot at capturing the four Congressional seats open in the state, and since it's one of the few pure toss-ups at the top of the ticket, voters expect to see much of McCain and Obama.