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All Three of NM’s U.S. Reps Vote to Impeach | The Line

Xochitl Impeachment

December 20, 2019 – The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at the political impact of that decision, focusing on how it will affect Xochitl Torres Small’s effort to keep her seat as a Democrat in the conservative-leaning Second Congressional District.

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Dave Mulryan, founder, Everybody Votes
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

For More Information:
Torres Small: Impeachment ‘the necessary response’ to Trump’s actionsThe NM Political Report

Torres Small supports Trump impeachmentLas Cruces Sun News

Rep.  Torres Small will support impeachmentAlbuquerque Journal

Will voting ‘yes’ on Trump impeachment hurt Torres Small’s political career?KOAT

The Line: Senate Race Heats Up Among Democratic Candidates

1315 Line Senate Race

October 11, 2019 – The election may be more than a year away, but the race to replace Senator Tom Udall is heating up. That is especially true for the democratic candidates, current U.S. Representative Ben Ray Lujan and Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. This week, Lujan announced he had raised more than a million dollars during the last fundraising period. That disclosure came before the filing deadline even arrived. Host Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists discuss the money race, and the apparent split between the progressive and more moderate wings of the state democratic party.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM state representative
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, The Santa Fe New Mexican
Andy Lyman, reporter, NM political report
Sophie Martin, attorney

For Further Reading:

Lujan Raises More than $1 Million in Quarter for Senate BidAlbuquerque Journal

Could Toulouse Oliver be a Part of a Senate ‘Squad?’NM Political Report