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Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar declared winner in Texas recount

AUSTIN, Texas — A recount in Texas affirmed Democrat U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar as the winner Tuesday of his primary race against progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros, who had trailed by fewer than 200 votes following a runoff in May. Cuellar, a nine-term congressman, defeated Cisneros by 289 votes, according to the results of the recount […]

Men, women split on equity gains since Title IX, poll shows

Ask a man about gender equality, and you’re likely to hear the U.S. has made great strides in the 50 years since the landmark anti-discrimination law Title IX was passed. Ask a woman, and the answer probably will be quite different. According to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research […]

Abortion foes, accustomed to small wins, ready for a big one

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The first of them arrived outside the clinic past 4 a.m., before a steady rain fell and a scalding sun rose, and all along, they had prayed for a moment like this. It’s abortion day at Planned Parenthood and, try as they might, those who lined the street hadn’t had much luck […]

Kavanaugh incident could lead to more security for judges

WASHINGTON — A man armed with a machete once broke into Stephen Breyer’s vacation home in the Caribbean and took $1,000. Ruth Bader Ginsburg had her purse snatched on a Washington street. David Souter was assaulted by several men while he was jogging. Supreme Court justices have not been immune to violent crime. But this […]

White supremacists are riling up thousands on social media

WASHINGTON — The social media posts are of a distinct type. They hint darkly that the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic tropes. They revel in the prospect of a “white boy summer.” White nationalists and supremacists, on accounts often run by young men, are building […]

Michigan GOP hopeful charged in Jan. 6 riot, roiling primary

DETROIT — A Republican candidate for Michigan governor and ardent defender of former President Donald Trump was charged with misdemeanors Thursday for his role in the 2021 post-election riot at the U.S. Capitol, further complicating an already messy GOP primary. Ryan Kelley, 40, was arrested in western Michigan and appeared at a brief hearing in […]

New vaccine may be option for troops with religious concerns

WASHINGTON — A COVID-19 vaccine that could soon win federal authorization may offer a boost for the U.S. military: an opportunity to get shots into some of the thousands of service members who have refused other coronavirus vaccines for religious reasons. At least 175 active duty and reserve service members have already received the Novavax […]

Armed man arrested for threat to kill Justice Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — A man carrying a gun, a knife and zip ties was arrested Wednesday near Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house in Maryland after threatening to kill the justice. Nicholas John Roske, 26, of Simi Valley, California, was charged with the attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice. During a court hearing, he consented to remain […]

2 incumbents trail in NM House races

SANTA FE — Former state Rep. Joseph Sanchez of Alcalde appeared poised Tuesday to reclaim his old seat by knocking off incumbent Rep. Roger Montoya of Velarde in a closely watched Democratic primary race in rural northern New Mexico. Two other incumbent legislators — Republican Rachel Black of Alamogordo and Democrat Ambrose Castellano of Las […]

Big campaign question for Democrats: Focus on Jan. 6 or not?

NEW YORK — As he prepares for a daunting reelection fight in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs, Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski points to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and argues that Republican control of Congress could fuel further extremism in politics. In Malinowski’s telling, state Sen. Tom Kean Jr., his GOP opponent, […]

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Governor issues order aimed at protecting abortion access in ...
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Three days after the U.S. Supreme ... Three days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a landmark abortion ruling, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed an executive order aimed at ...
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VA clinics in northern NM to stay open
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New Mexico's U.S. senators announced on ... New Mexico's U.S. senators announced on Twitter Monday that Veterans Affairs clinics in New Mexico are no longer at risk of closing. The Department ...
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New Mexico paid sick leave law set to take ...
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The Healthy Workplaces Act applies to ... The Healthy Workplaces Act applies to all private businesses
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How does New Mexico's paid sick leave law work?
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NM department heads, others didn't disclose financial info
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Elected officials, the leaders of state ... Elected officials, the leaders of state agencies and certain other appointees are required to file annual disclosures
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Police looking for info after shooting on I-40
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  Albuquerque police are asking for ...   Albuquerque police are asking for the public's help after someone was shot in the legs while driving on the interstate two and a ...
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Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after ...
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The Supreme Court said Monday that ... The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the ...
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APD: 2 shot to death in west Albuquerque
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Officials says victims 'appear to be ... Officials says victims 'appear to be related'
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New Mexico's Top Workplaces 2022: Full list
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The Journal's 10th annual Top ... The Journal's 10th annual Top Workplaces program celebrates employers that are getting it right.
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Rains ease drought, but flooding threats loom
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In the past two weeks, some ... In the past two weeks, some parts of New Mexico have received more than half of their typical annual rainfall. The persistent rain is ...