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  1. Biography honors a father's role in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Sisters and co-authors Jenny Thompson, left, and Sherry Thompson stand with a banner showing the cover of their book The Kremlinologist at the Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe at their book launch in March. Courtesy photo Llewellyn Thompson Jr. receives the President's Award for distinguished federal civil service from President John F. Kennedy in 1962 on the White House south lawn.

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  2. Santa Fe Council votes to waive fees for governors' conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The National Governors Association will use municipal facilities and services free of charge during its three-day July conference in Santa Fe as a result of a City Council vote Wednesday formally approving a six-figure fee waiver for the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. The conference will make Santa Fe the epicenter of American politics for a mid-July weekend, as many of the nation's governors - and perhaps some foreign leaders and White House representatives - descend on the New Mexico capital for meetings, panels, parties and more.

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  3. Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office sees numerous scam reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office sent out a warning in April: Fraudsters had scammed three elderly residents out of a total of nearly $50,000. Two weeks ago, the New Mexico attorney general put out an alert: Scammers posing as Publishers Clearing House employees were offering a fake lottery windfall to people who would send in a little cash upfront.

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  4. PNM bill resurrected in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    State legislators are poised to revive at least part of a sprawling bill that, among other things, would have helped New Mexico's biggest electric utility recoup some of its costs from closing a coal power plant in the Four Corners and provided economic development funds for the surrounding community. Pushed by the Public Service Company of New Mexico, the bill became one of the most contentious pieces of legislation during the last session, with critics arguing it would have amounted to a bailout of the company's investment in coal energy.

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  5. UNM professor asked to fill House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gov. Susana Martinez tapped Gregg Schmedes on Friday to fill a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives representing the East Mountains. Rep. Jim Smith, a Republican from Tijeras, resigned from the seat after this year's legislative session, and Schmedes, assistant professor of surgery at the University of New Mexico, jumped into the race for the GOP's nomination to succeed him.

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  6. Republican Gov. Martinez attacks GOP nominee for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says the GOP candidate in a closely watched Congressional race in southern New Mexico may not fairly represent the state. Martinez told the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday, Rep. Yvette Herrell, a Republican who won the GOP nomination in the 2nd Congressional District, faces questions "with reference to her ability to represent New Mexico in a fair and reasonable way."

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  7. Heinrich seeks repeal of Trump's solar tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Two U.S. senators from Western states joined the legislative fight Thursday to repeal President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels, saying the higher taxes on foreign producers are jeopardizing jobs in the U.S. Republican Dean Heller of Nevada and Democrat Martin Heinrich of New Mexico introduced a measure that calls for duties and tariffs for solar cells to revert to previous rates and to allow for companies affected by the tariffs hike to seek reimbursements. "We need to look at the bigger picture of the American solar industry and its role as a major employer of American workers," Heinrich said.

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  8. On to the general - the people have spokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Primary night in New Mexico was full of upsets and more than a few surprises. It is, as they say, why we play the game.

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  9. Martinez urges Congress to speed oil, gas permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gov. Susana Martinez urged members of Congress on Wednesday to ease the government's process for granting permits to drill for oil and gas on federal land. The Republican governor told members of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources that a backlog of applications to drill means the state is missing out on its share of revenue those new wells could produce.

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  10. Progressives prevail in New Mexico primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Andrea Romero, center, laughs with family members during her primary election party Tuesday at Opuntia. The progressive Democrat unseated state Rep. Carl Trujillo in House District 46. Melanie Metz/For The New Mexican Andrea Romero, right, poses with Santa Fe Mayor Allen Webber and Campaign anager Neri Holguin during her primary election party at Opuntia on Tuesday, June 5. Melanie Metz/For The New Mexican Susan Herrera, center, looks at the results coming in Tuesday night at the Blue Heron restaurant in Espanola.

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  11. Longtime lawmaker Rodella unseated by progressive challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Campaign Coordinator Charlotte MadueA o, candidate Susan Herrera and Cristina McCandless look at the results coming in from Tuesday night's election putting her ahead of 25-year incumbent Debbie Rodella at the Blue Heron restaurant in EspaA ola. Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican Susan Herrera announces to her watch party that they have won in Chama NM at the Blue Heron restaurant in EspaA ola Tuesday night.

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  12. Haaland wins Democratic U.S. House primary in AlbuquerqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Deb Haaland, center, meets with campaign organizers Tuesday afternoon in Albuquerque. Haaland, a Laguna Pueblo tribal member, won the Democratic nomination for the 1st Congressional District U.S. House seat.

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  13. Romero overcomes Trujillo in race marred by scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Andrea Romero, center, laughs with her aunt, Donna Lopez, left, and her mother, Aundrey Lopez, during her primary election party at Opuntia on Tuesday. Melanie Metz/For The New Mexican Andrea Romero laughs with Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber during her primary election party at Opuntia on Tuesday.

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  14. GOP state Rep. Herrell to face Democrat Torres Small for U.S. House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-Alamogordo, speaks to voters at a GOP event in Hobbs. Herrell won the Republican primary nomination for Steve Pearce's U.S. House seat Tuesday.

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  15. The end of primary season is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Only two days remain before primary election voters make their choices for November - in races, that is, that actually have competition in the fall. Many contests will be decided on Tuesday, June 5, because only one party has candidates running.

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  16. Rural, independent New Mexico seat could help tip U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Kelly DeLong, 55, right, owner of Kelly's Cafe in Loco Hills, plays with her grandniece Annabelle Wilson, 3, at the cafe. DeLong, a lifelong Republican, doesn't think she could vote for a Democrat even though that candidate's platform includes a place for oil and gas.

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  17. Blue mixes with old-school in District 41 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Democratic primary voters in Espanola and a large, rural swath of Northern New Mexico will face a stark choice in the June 5 contest for House District 41.

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  18. District 41: Espa ola incumbent faces newcomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Democratic primary voters in EspaA ola and a large, rural swath of Northern New Mexico will face a stark choice in the June 5 contest for House District 41: Vote to retain a popular, right-leaning incumbent backed by a slew of corporate interests, or take a chance on a political newcomer who hopes to usher in an era of progressive policymaking. The race pits incumbent Rep. Debbie Rodella, who has served since 1993, against Susan Herrera, a retired former CEO of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation.

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  19. New Mexico House candidate threatens legal actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Lost in the bitterness of the House District 46 Democratic primary race and the sniping between the party's gubernatorial candidates is a contentious battle for Northern New Mexico's House District 41. The fight for the District 41 nomination heated up over the weekend, with political newcomer Susan Herrera threatening legal action action against her opponent, longtime state Rep. Debbie Rodella, D-EspaA ola. Herrera said she's considering sending a cease-and-desist letter to demand that her opponent stop sending campaign mailers that Herrera described as "slanderous" and "full of lies."

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  20. GOP primary draws two for open seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Is it the strict constitutionalist who advocates a return to "traditional values" and vows to provide more conservative representation to residents of this Republican-leaning district that touches Southern Santa Fe County? Or is it the handpicked successor of the bipartisan-inclined incumbent who emphasizes aquifer health, gross receipts tax reform and improved internet connectivity before social conservative chestnuts? The race to replace four-term incumbent Jim Smith, the retired science teacher from House District 22 who recently stepped down, could in some ways be a bellwether for the direction of the Republican Party in New Mexico.

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