Tag Archives: NM politics

The Line: The Latest Political Announcements

NMiF: Governor's Race - Steve Pearce

July 14, 2017 – U.S. Representative Steve Pearce announced this week that he will run for governor. That leaves up the CD2 seat in Congress that’s been held by the Republican in southern New Mexico. CD1 Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, has also announced a run for the governor’s office. What might this mean for the Congressional races in New Mexico next year? Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists debate the latest state and national political news.

Young Political Leaders See Opportunity In New Mexico

Sarah Gustavus and Samuel LeDoux

January 27, 2017 - The nation is deeply divided along political lines after the contentious 2016 election season. Producer Sarah Gustavus reached out to young democrats and republicans after the election to ask how working with campaigns shaped their view of politics today. She sits down this week with Samuel LeDoux, a republican, and Danila Crespin Zidovsky, a democrat, to reflect on what might be ahead.