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Past articles by Michael:

NM could play key role in Interior revamp

BIA, BLM and other agencies employ 3,749 in New Mexico → Read More

NM radiation victims finally get congressional hearing

WASHINGTON – A grass-roots effort years in the making cleared an important hurdle Wednesday when advocates for New Mexicans sickened by uranium mining and nuclear weapons testing during the Cold… → Read More

Immigration looms large in governor's race

Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal WASHINGTON – If anyone wondered whether the immigration debate raging in Congress would be an issue in the New Mexico governor’s race this year, a fundraising email from the campaign of Republican Rep. Steve Pearce on Friday morning erased all doubt. “Did you see my opponent on CNN?” the message said, urging recipients to watch a video clip of an interview… → Read More

Richardson: North Korea summit was a 'risk' but worth it

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson – one of few Americans to maintain contact with the North Korean government over the past two decades – called Tuesday's summit between Presidents… → Read More

Gov. Susana Martinez criticizes Herrell, offers lukewarm support for Pearce

Don't expect Republican Gov. Susana Martinez to go all-in campaigning for two of the GOP's premier candidates on New Mexico's general election ballot in November. The governor, in Washington to… → Read More

Haaland wins Democratic primary in NM's 1st District

Debra Haaland, a former New Mexico Democratic Party chairwoman who would be the first Native American woman elected to Congress, has won a hard-fought Democratic primary election in the state's… → Read More

Outside groups spend big in NM congressional race

Over $2 million helps Democrats seeking ABQ-area seat → Read More

Journal poll: Martinez, Haaland, Sedillo Lopez in tight race

But almost one-third of voters undecided in Democratic primary for 1st Congressional District seat → Read More

NM counterclaim filed in Rio Grande water suit

Texas accused of mismanaging water, hurting farmers in New Mexico → Read More

Politics Notebook: Udall targets beleaguered head of EPA

WASHINGTON – Sen. Tom Udall is keeping a close eye on Environmental Protection Agency Admini ... → Read More

Roswell lawyer to take seat on U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON — Joel Carson, a Roswell energy lawyer and part-time magistrate judge, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench as a… → Read More

NM congressional delegation reacts to Trump on Iran deal

Calling the agreement "rotten at its core," President Donald Trump today withdrew the United States from a six-nation deal designed to halt Iran's nuclear weapons program, and announced he would… → Read More

Candidates flock to race for open congressional seat

Six Democrats running in primary after Lujan Grisham leaves post → Read More

Breaking: SW pilot Shults, ABQ's Riordan honored at White House

Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal WASHINGTON - Two highly respected women with deep ties to New Mexico -- one still living and one now tragically deceased -- received glowing recognition… → Read More

Heinrich calls for legalizing pot

Sen. Martin Heinrich, a Democrat seeking reelection to a second term, just tweeted his support for marijuana legalization. "It's time to legalize marijuana," the senator tweeted. The senator's new policy… → Read More

Pearce, Lujan Grisham and Lujan react to Paul Ryan announcement

New Mexico's three U.S. House representatives struck significantly different tones today when taking on the topic of House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement announcement. The Wisconsin Republican – among the most… → Read More

Skepticism greets Trump border plan

NM representatives criticize plan to deploy National Guard → Read More

Heinrich hopes to influence gun debate

Senator, who's a hunter and gun owner, says understanding mechanics of weapons is important to reforms → Read More

Tears, hope in Washington for Aztec survivors

Contingent experiences awe and emotion of March for Our Lives → Read More

EPA close to settling claims on mine spill

$1.2 billion in damages sought after toxic waste polluted rivers → Read More