| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Top donors to Mitt Romney’s two presidential campaigns are gathering this week for the former Massachusetts governor’s annual retreat in Park City, where they will get a fresh look at many of the top potential 2016 contenders.
| May 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
As Republicans struggle to win Latino support and extend their toehold in the West, they could turn to the GOP's Brian Sandoval for help.
The first Latino governor in Nevada history, he is young (by political standards), Hollywood handsome and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| 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&...
| Jan 12, 2013
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 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...