Come Saturday Morning: Martinez, Christie, and the Hispanic Vote

By: Saturday April 19, 2014 6:45 am

The Republicans have managed to field a Hispanic politician, Susana Martinez, who up until now was considered the GOP’s best shot at winning over the Latino bloc. Her charisma even won her comparisons with another up-and-coming Republican governor, Chris Christie.

Well, she’s still drawing the Christie comparisons now, but not for the best of reasons.


Republican Governor of New Mexico Plans to Expand Medicaid

By: Thursday January 10, 2013 3:16 pm

When the Supreme Court declared the Medicaid expansion under the ACA optional the big question was: would any Republican dare reject such a “good deal?” Now that almost half a dozen Republican governors have publicly declared their decision not to take part, the question has instead become: will any Republican governors dare buck the party by accepting it?

Martinez is only the second GOP governor to decide to take part. The other is Nevada’s Governor Brian Sandoval who announced his intent to expand Medicaid late last year.

Obama Lead Shrinks in New Mexico

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:24 pm

President Obama still holds the lead in the swing state of New Mexico. According to PPP Obama leads 49 percent to Romney at 44 percent, but this is a serious drop from earlier in the year.

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