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New Mexico Congresswoman-Elect Deb Haaland Makes History

Deb Haaland

December 7, 2018 – NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with one of the state’s newest members of the U.S. Congress. Deb Haaland made history last month by becoming one of the first female Native American candidates to win a spot in the U.S. House of Representatives. In one of her first in-depth interviews, Haaland talks about what her victory means for Native representation in Washington, D.C. She also lays out her top priorities for the next two years, and her approach to constituent services back here in the First Congressional District.    

Guest:
Deb Haaland, Congresswoman Elect, New Mexico’s First Congressional District

The Line: Control Of NM’s House of Representatives Up For Grabs

1216 Line House Races

October 19, 2018 – There are 39 contested seats in the New Mexico House of Representatives, and all 70 House seats appear on the November ballot. Will there be a “blue wave” as some are predicting, or will the GOP reclaim the control it lost in 2016?  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the legislative elections and the potential shakeup in the Roundhouse.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, The Well Woman Show

Further Reading:

Doña Ana County’s early vote surge

New internet ad threatens to soften Democratic support in northern NM