I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
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The drone attacks that killed Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen have sparked renewed talks of due process for U.S. born citizens alleged to have been involved in terrorist activity.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson will be allowed to participate in Thursday’s Fox News debate in Orlando, Fla., among Republican presidential candidates, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reports
Republican presidential candidates hoping to make a little political hay wasted little time Friday in offering statements on a dismal jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor
With Libyan rebels easily overtaking Tripoli and the end of the Gadhafi regime all but imminent, GOP 2012 hopefuls who opposed the Libya intervention will have to decide whether or not to cheer the apparent success after months of what appeared to be a stalemate.
Changes to Bob Vander Plaats’ “marriage vow” did “nothing to make their offensive and divisive pledge more acceptable to the vast majority of Republicans who get the fact that pandering to a small slice of Iowa voters and caucus-goers is a recipe for reelecting President Obama,” said former governor and GOP presidential hopeful Gary Johnson.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is hoping that he nets a lot of cash in Vegas — by appealing to poker players for donations. He is attending the TwoPlusTwo.com World Series of Poker party on Thursday night at the Wynn Poker Room and devoting a page of his website to poker players’ rights.
A new Public Policy Polling survey shows that more New Mexicans disapprove of President Obama than before, but still favor him for re-election over all Republican contenders. The poll showed that 50 percent approve of the president and 44 percent disapprove, down from a 55/40 split measured by PPP last February.
Former governor and 2012 GOP candidate for president Gary Johnson went on the Fox Business Network Thursday night to debate an Obama impersonator, with John Stossel moderating. The weak applause from the studio audience, Stossel’s condescending moderation, the Obama impersonator’s Urkel-esque delivery make this an embarrassing — not to mention un-illuminating — segment. It’s too bad that Johnson wasn’t invited to the CNN debate tonight in New Hampshire, but this is a weak stunt. Call me old-fashioned, but how about just an interview?
Most New Mexicans still have a favorable view of former Gov. Gary Johnson, whereas other 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls are all unpopular, according to Public Policy Polling.
Multiple GOP-affiliated groups are calling for presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson to be invited to an upcoming televised debate in New Hampshire. The debate’s hosts, CNN as well as the New Hampshire Union Leader and WMUR-TV, say they will not include Johnson because he has not received more than 2 percent support in any major national polls.
Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson was not invited to the first New Hampshire debate of the Republican primary on June 13. The debate, sponsored by CNN, WMUR and the New Hampshire Union Leader, does however include Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who has not yet announced her candidacy for president.
The Teapot Party has retracted its endorsement of Gary Johnson for president in 2012. The political party, founded by country legend and marijuana legalization advocate Willie Nelson, explained the confusion surrounding the endorsement on the party’s blog.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson’s political action committee is facing sanctions in Utah over campaign finance reporting violations, Veritas New Mexico reports. Despite the Utah Department of Commerce Consumer Protection Division telling that PAC that it cannot solicit donations in the state, it continues to do so.
Legendary country musician and well-known marijuana smoker Willie Nelson and his Teapot Party have endorsed Gary Johnson for president. The former New Mexico governor, who is running for the Republican nomination, is a well-known advocate for legalizing and taxing marijuana.
The conventional political wisdom says that the entry of Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, into the presidential race is bad news for former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson since the two will compete for similar voters in the Republican primary. However, a former Giuliani speechwriter and the staffers at High Times, the magazine devoted to marijuana, both agree that Johnson is the better choice between the two longshot libertarian Republicans.
During a scheduled news conference in New Hampshire early Thursday former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson announced his candidacy for President of the United States. Johnson served as governor from 1995 to 2003, when he could no longer run due to term limits.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson will announce a run for president in April, according to a report from Fox News on Friday. Johnson served two terms as governor in the 1990s and early 2000s and has often been cited a a potential presidential candidate, including for the Libertarian Party.
Though Jeff Bingaman’s decision not to run for a sixth term in the United States Senate was just announced hours ago, already people are discussing who will run to replace New Mexico’s senior senator.