• In Trump’s future looms a familiar shutdown threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches.

  • 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.

  • 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?