• Thousands join Rep. Pearce’s telephone town hall

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 10,000 callers participated in U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce’s telephone town hall, which his office said was an alternative way for the Republican congressman to meet with his constituents who are spread throughout New Mexico’s rural 2nd District.

  • New Mexico Democrats rally around tax plan to fix budget gap

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democrats in the New Mexico House of Representatives are rallying around a package of tax and revenue measures designed to shore up state finances and stave off spending cuts to education and Medicaid health care.

  • Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investing

    Bond investors aren’t exactly known as risk-seekers.

  • After failed union vote, Boeing hails Trump visit to plant

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Boeing workers’ overwhelming anti-union vote at the aviation giant’s 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina is a big victory for Southern politicians and business leaders who have lured manufacturing jobs to the region on the promise of keeping unions out.

  • Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

  • Keystone XL developer renews effort to build in Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline said Thursday that it is once again seeking state approval for a route through Nebraska.

  • Senate confirms Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina as director of White House budget office

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate confirms Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina as director of White House budget office.

  • Senate to confirm Trump budget chief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to run the White House budget office, giving the Republicans’ tea party wing a voice in the Cabinet.

  • House GOP batting around options for revamping health law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail, cost estimates and GOP unity left unresolved the problem that’s plagued them for years: What’s the party’s plan and can Congress pass it?