‘Embarrassed’ liberal NM PAC chief resigns Crime Stoppers post after arrest

By Rob Nikolewski on July 29, 2013

Progress Now New Mexico executive director Pat Davis will step down as chairman of the board of Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers following his arrest for aggravated DWI.  Davis told New Mexico Watchdog he submitted his resignation Saturday, hours after his arrest.
“I’m embarrassed over what happened,” Davis said.
But Davis said he will not resign as executive [...]

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Editorial: Open mouth, insert foot

By Rob Nikolewski on May 5, 2013

Ah, sometimes covering politics in this state is almost too easy. The stories write themselves.
Just last week, at the Democratic Party Central Committee Meeting (a title that seems oddly Kremlinesque) in Las Cruces aspiring Albuquerque mayoral candidate Pete Dinelli, in a speech in front of party faithful, pronounced that Democrats who vote for Republicans were [...]

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“I absolutely crossed the line” — Bernalillo County GOP exec suspended for Facebook comments

By Rob Nikolewski on April 24, 2013

It’s been said that what goes on the internet is never erased from the internet but a couple Republicans apparently missed that lesson and it’s resulted in a top-ranking official of the Bernalillo County GOP getting suspended indefinitely.
“I absolutely crossed the line,” Steve Kush, the executive director of the Bernalillo County Republican Party told New Mexico Watchdog [...]

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