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Election 2012

PAC Manual

Chasing the big-money phantoms in New Mexico

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We got to wondering about the PACs in our state and country. Stay tuned for this series, which will be running in the news section over the coming weeks.

Election 2012

Top State PACs in the 2012 Election

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Who’s spending big on November?

Guest Editorial

Gun Rhetoric Fires Blanks

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Once again, we’re in the middle of two sad American cycles: senseless, lethal violence and the slew of specious arguments that inevitably follow, flying hither and yon like, well, bullets that never quite hit the mark.

Council Watch

All Tied Up

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The Council kills a measure that would add four districts instead of diluting the minority voice in the city.
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Election 2012

Top 10 National Super PACs

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With the rise of the super PAC, so too have emerged watchdog groups that track spending, donors, leaders and beneficiaries. We found OpenSecrets enormously helpful in compiling this list of the big-money political groups today. But that ranking of who’s on top will shift dramatically in the coming weeks, so it’s best to keep a close eye on roster. ProPublica’s PAC track tool is also useful and easy to parse.

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Answer Me This

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1) How did an inmate get out of the BernCo jail early?

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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Funny because it happens to someone else.

Letters

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Wench, Please

Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

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Experience the sights and sounds of another time with local artisans, food, libations and entertainment including equestrian jousting, battles, children’s realm, music and more.
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