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You don’t have to overlook Donald Trump’s tower of flaws to recognize good decisions.

Since the November elections, some of the more controversial political news that doesn’t directly relate to President Donald Trump has been Republican lawmakers in the…

Eight years ago, when Republican Susana Martinez was preparing to become governor, she had plans to consolidate several departments under the governor’s control. For i…

It’s probably safe to say that lobbyists will be spending more money in Santa Fe this year. For one thing, revenues look healthy, so there will be a lot more money to …

When I was in elementary school in Oklahoma, I was on a Little League baseball team that wasn’t very good. In fact, I don’t think we won any games. But one thing we di…

As President George W. Bush said about the national Republican Party following the 2006 midterm elections, the New Mexico GOP “took a thumpin’ ” in this year’s electio…

A week from now, the campaign ads we all are so sick of will begin fading from memory. However, most of the tired, bankrupt clichés that have haunted this election cyc…

I’m not going to apologize for this column. I find it necessary due to a rhetorical trend in politics that’s gotten out of hand over the last few years: The indignant …

A few years ago, a spokesman for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez famously said that Democrat Tim Keller, then state auditor, looked like the “grand marshal of a public…

The recent national discussion about Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh — accused by three women, at this writing, of various forms of sexual misconduct — h…

Roundhouse Roundup

The Diego Zamora ads

If you'd have told me just a few weeks ago that Diego Zamora would become a major issue in this year's New Mexico gubernatorial campaign, I'd have told you that you're crazy.

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Whole Hearted Parenting

The joy of beginning anew

The most challenging time for me when my daughter was younger was getting ready for school in the morning.