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Martin T. Heinrich

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  • Senate roll vote to confirm Lynch as attorney general

    The 56-43 roll call Thursday by which the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be attorney general. A "yes" vote is a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee. Voting yes were 44 Democrats, 10 Republicans and 2 independents. Voting no were 0...
  • Senate intelligence chief defends his plan to curb cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON North Carolina's senior senator, Richard Burr, stepped up advocacy this week for his cybersecurity bill following the release of an Intelligence Committee report over the weekend detailing members' support for and concerns about the...
  • Senate roll vote on bill reshaping doctors' Medicare fees

    The 92-8 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians and funding health care programs for children and low-income families. A "yes" vote is...
  • Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

    Stung by a recent vote in Congress, national conservation groups are mustering opposition to the increasing call from many western states to transfer federal lands to state control. The U.S. Senate last month narrowly approved a budget amendment...
  • PopPolitics: Norman Lear on the Showdown That Almost Nixed 'All in the Family' (Listen)

    Twenty minutes before "All in the Family" was to debut on the East Coast, Norman Lear was threatening to walk out in protest over CBS censors' threats to remove one line from the show. On the latest episode of Variety's "PopPolitics," airing Thursdays...
  • PopPolitics: Garry Trudeau on the Midterms, Norman Lear on the Clintons (Listen)

    Garry Trudeau says that if Republicans take back the Senate on Tuesday, it "would probably be good" for "Alpha House," the Amazon series he created about four GOP senators who share a Capitol Hill home. "It would be a nice plot point for us," he says...
  • Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch

    Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch
    The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns. With early...
  • 2 U.S. senators star in reality show

    2 U.S. senators star in reality show
    Can political partisans work together in a "Survivor"-style show? That's the question asked by "Rival Survival," which forces Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., to work together on an uninhabited, isolated island for six days...
  • Democratic and Republican Senators Try to Survive on Desert Island in Discovery Reality Show

    Political gridlock has spilled over into reality television, as Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona (a Republican) and Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico (a Democrat) announced on Thursday that they are the stars of a new Discovery reality show in which they...
  • Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]

    Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]
    We must review and reform the National Security Agency (NSA), but we cannot reject the mission of the NSA, nor the men and women who work there. The barrage of illegal revelations about the NSA by Edward Snowden have damaged our national security. They'...
  • Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs

    Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs
    President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding additional judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were needed to...