A preview of the Libertarian Party convention and a likely Gary Johnson presidential nomination

By Rob Nikolewski on May 3, 2012

It looks like former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is going to be nominated as the Libertarian Party’s choice for President during the party convention on Saturday (May 5) in Las Vegas, NV.
Capitol Report New Mexico will be there this weekend to cover the proceedings but we know that a lot of people aren’t familiar [...]

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Heinrich joins Udall in calling for repeal of Citizens United case

By Rob Nikolewski on November 14, 2011

Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) joined his colleague in the US Senate, Tom Udall, by offering up legislation aimed at repealing the US Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case, calling for a Constitutional amendment and would allow Congress to regulate the campaign finance system.
On Monday (Nov. 14), Heinrich joined four other Democratic members [...]

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Udall’s amendment to overturn Citizens United — and a rebuttal

By Rob Nikolewski on November 2, 2011

Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) has long been a fan of campaign finance reform and on Tuesday (Nov. 1) he joined a number of other Democrats on Capitol Hill calling for a Constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case.
Udall has introduced a bill with Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) [...]

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Worried about the negative tone of political ads? Gimme a break

By Rob Nikolewski on October 30, 2010

Thank you, Reason magazine and ReasonTV for pointing out that while negative ads may not be something to celebrate, they are certainly not new and that anybody who has done any kind of half-serious reading of American history knows that mudslinging was much, much worse 200 years ago than it is today.
The next time some [...]

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