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Politics

Local reactions to immigration debate

The heated debate for immigration reform continues as it heads the House of Representatives, republican house members have said they won’t support the senate bill and will craft their own, but what are local political parties saying about

'Angry' Obama announces IRS leader's ouster after conservatives targeted

President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to hold accountable those at the Internal Revenue Service involved in the targeting of conservative groups applying for federal tax-exempt status, beginning with the resignation of the agency's acting

It's Obama vs. Romney in New Mobile Game

They call politics a blood sport, a battle royale, a bare-knuckle brawl. But why use bare knuckles when you can smack your presidential rival with a microphone, light saber or red, white and blue Popsicle?

Anthony Mayoral Candidate to Dispute Rival's Win

ANTHONY, NM — The runner up in the Anthony mayor's race is not going quietly. Juan Acevedo said town leaders met Wednesday to talk about pre-filled ballots handed out at some polling sites before people voted.

Sunland Park's Senior Center Director Arrested

Sunland Park, NM-- The director of Sunland Park's Senior Center was in handcuffs again Wednesday.

Pastor Tom Brown Plans on Appealing Recall of Local Leaders

EL PASO-- The recall election of Mayor John Cook and two city representatives could still happen after all. 

City of Socorro Hires New City Manager

SOCORRO-- The city of Socorro has elected a new city manager Thursday night. Willie Norfleet Jr. was selected as permanent city manager in a 4-1 vote.

Sunland Park Employee Turns Self In, Is Arrested on Tampering Charges

SUNLAND PARK, NM — Yet another arrest has been made in the Sunland Park extortion case. Local4 News has confirmed that 26-year-old Martah Alondra Lozano turned herself in before noon on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Willie Gandara Jr. Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

UPDATE - Few details have been released in this case. Officials are saying that Willie Gandara Jr. was arrested on federal drug trafficking charges, including possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy.

Local Candidates for Congress React to State of the Union Address

EL PASO - Jobs and the economy were at the forefront of the State of the Union Address Tuesday night and local congressional candidates took notice.

El Pasoans Take Notice of Anti-Piracy Bills delayed

EL PASO - The House and Senate decided to hold off on a pair of controversial anti-piracy bills Friday after a massive online protest and dwindling support from lawmakers.

Second Arrest Made in "Hate Crime"

EL PASO-- A second person has been arrested in connection to a robbery that police are calling a hate crime.

Updated: Gov. Martinez Starts NM Legislature With State of the State Address

SANTA FE - New Mexico lawmakers met in Santa Fe Tuesday for the beginning of the 2012 New Mexico Legislative Session. Governor Susana Martinez began the legislative session by delivering the State of the State Address.

Man Blows a .15 BAC, Slams into an EPPD Unit

EL PASO-- He broke the law, and a police car. An El Paso man was arrested not just for D-W-I, but for crashing into a unit. Police say 39-year-old George Gay blew a B.A.C. of more than .15.

22-Year-Old Arrested for Outstanding Warrant

EL PASO-- A 22-year-old was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Police say Robert Davis was wanted for an outstanding warrant for probation violation for credit card abuse.