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GOP Gov Calls Opponent A 'B****'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the female Hispanic leader who has been hailed as the future of the Republican Party, displays a vindictive side in p...

New Mexico Governor Urges Calm After VIolent Protests

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with governor urging calm, details on protests) By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, March 31 (Reuters) - New Mexico's g...

GOP Gov To Unveil Party's Diversity Plan

AP | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is set to unveil a plan aimed at electing "75 diverse candidates...

Jason Linkins

More And More People Are Not Running For President | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

It is 2014 at the moment, but since there isn't any kind of massive unemployment problem and it's totally safe for pregnant women to drink the water, ...

Dems Work To Raise Number Of Female Governors

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women. The numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation's governors...

Democrats Working To Raise Number Of Female Governors

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women. The numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation's governor...

GOP Gov: 'Nuh Uh,' I'm Not Interested In Running For Vice President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) had a blunt response when asked if she's interested in running for vice president: "Nuh uh." Martinez told the ...

Michael Steele: What's Right In The GOP And Looking Ahead To 2016

92nd Street Y | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele recently sat down with 92Y Producer Jordan Chariton at The Jefferson Hotel in Wash...

GOP Gov Boasts Strong Showing As Rick Scott, Others Struggle

AP | SANDRA CHEREB and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — When Republican governors in November gathered in Las Vegas to discuss how to recover from their party's latest electoral dr...

Susana Martinez Reacts To Big Changes At Whole Foods

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Whole Foods Market is reviewing its employee language policy after two of its Spanish-speaking workers in New Mexico said th...

Martinez-Rubio: The GOP's 'Dream' Ticket for 2016?

Martin Luz | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Martin Luz

A Martinez-Rubio ticket is just as credible as any other. On paper -- with no faces and names attached -- they tick all the conservative boxes. Add in their demographic appeal and they cut into the Democrat's potentially decades-long advantage with women and Hispanic voters.

Ex-Martinez Staffer Indicted In Scandal

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. — A former campaign manager for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez was indicted Thursday on federal charges of hacking the campaign'...

Drawing Lines In The Desert Sand

Blake Driver | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay 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.

Luke Johnson

GOP Gov Vetoes Bill Including Domestic Partners | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) pocket vetoed a bill Friday that would have sped up occupational licensing for veterans and their spouses or domes...

New Mexico Could Become A Travel Hub To Where ?

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Negotiations to lock space tourism company Virgin Galactic into a long-term lease at the spaceport New Mexico taxpayers built for...

Republicans Ramp Up Efforts To Erase Stinging Losses

Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, The Associated Press -- Republicans are ramping up their recruitment of minority candidates in an effort to combat the demog...

Democrats Continue To Win Over The West

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

DENVER — A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing, from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-l...

Tina Turner Moving On, Two Politicians in Complicated Trouble, Republican Dance With Latino Voters Hard to Follow

Janell Ross | Posted 03.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Janell Ross

"Minister Louis Farrakhan, who resides on the south side of Chicago in the same neighborhood where President Obama's home is, appealed to the President to visit people in inner city Chicago the same way he did the families in Newtown, Connecticut after the Sandy Hook School massacre. Twenty six people lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School after a mass shooting.

GOP Governor Who Backed Key Obamacare Provision Still Faces Democratic Complaints

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Being one of just four Republican governors to embrace a central pillar of President Barack Obama's health care reform law wasn't enough to insulate N...

GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple Backs North Dakota Medicaid Expansion

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple makes four Republican governors who've decided to back an expansion of Medicaid to their poor residents under Preside...

Jeffrey Young

GOP Governor Bucks Trend On Health Care Reform | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business

A second Republican governor has agreed to carry out an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care reform law. New Mexico Gov. S...

Second Republican Governor Backs Key Obamacare Provision

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is the second Republican state chief executive so far to embrace the Medicaid expansion that is central to President B...

Jeffrey Young

Idaho's GOP Governor Makes Key Obamacare Move | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Idaho will be the fifth Republican-led state to participate in a key element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Ott...

Romney's Binders Full of Gifts

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Two things were confirmed this past week: that Mitt Romney truly despises the poor and middle class, and that most Republican leaders despise Mitt Romney.

States Given More Time To Make Key Obamacare Decision

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.15.2012 | Business

Governors on the fence or opposed to implementing a crucial element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law now have more time to make a de...