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Author Archives: James Monteleone / Journal Staff Writer


3rd Dist. candidates debate

A televised 3rd Congressional District debate Thursday on New Mexico PBS stations highlighted differing views from Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Luján and Republican challenger Jeff Byrd, with issues ranging from the role of the federal government to climate change.

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney joins Republican Gov. Susana Martinez at an event at her campaign headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday. Martinez, who was elected to a four-year term in 2010, is running for re-election against Democratic challenger Gary King, state attorney general. (Dean Hanson/Journal)

Romney campaigns for Martinez

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, rallied support for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez… more »

Jefferson Byrd.

Underdog Byrd aims at frustrated voters

Republican Jefferson Byrd says he appreciates the difficulty of challenging a Democratic incumbent in the state’s heavily Democratic 3rd Congressional District but hopes his message on cutting government red tape will resonate with voters frustrated with the stagnant economy.