The Line: Secretary of State Faces Charges Related to Alleged Misuse of Campaign Donations

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September 4, 2015 – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a criminal complaint with 64 charges against Secretary of State Dianna Duran. Duran is accused of tapping campaign funds for personal use at casinos around the state. The charges against Duran include fraud, embezzlement and money laundering. She has vowed to fight the charges in court and Democratic leaders in the New Mexico House are already talking about a potential impeachment.

LINE PANELISTS:
Dan Foley, former NM House Minority Whip
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
Rob Nikolewski, Watchdog.org
Laura Sanchez-Rivet, Sanchez Legal Solutions

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