| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish.
Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
| Oct 8, 2013
Re "A driver's license milestone," Oct. 4
State officials estimated the cost of processing this "driving privilege" for undocumented immigrants at $140 million to $220 million in the first three years. The undocumented applicants would collectively...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a landmark law Thursday granting driver's licenses to people who are in the country illegally, hailing the measure as an important expansion of immigrant rights and one that should serve as an example to other states.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:35 AM
As immigrant rights advocates in California celebrated a landmark law Thursday granting driver's licenses to people who are in the country illegally, other states with similar provisions offered a glimpse of potential pitfalls, including rampant...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:07 PM
In a coup for New Mexico's film and TV recruitment efforts, two new network television dramas are moving into the Albuquerque studio where the long-running TV series "Breaking Bad" filmed.
ABQ Studios said an NBC drama called "The Night Shift" and a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Attempting to narrow America's immigration debate down to an easily understood set of issues is no easy task. But that's why The Sun pays me the big bucks. So, with no further caveats, I offer comprehensive immigration reform in 800 words, more or less....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that New Mexico acted appropriately in deciding not to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
The case -- the nation’s first Atmospheric Trust Litigation suit to be heard on its merits -- questioned whether New Mexico&...
| Apr 24, 2013
Selling the grass as greener in his dusty, drought-plagued state, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came to Chicago this week to paint his state as a commercial paradise and Illinois into a corner.
Perry is out to poach Illinois businesses and jobs. He says it's...