Topic: New Mexico
Samples taken from the US site of the Trinity atomic bomb test allow scientists to better understand how to track the source of a detonated nuclear weapon.
11/12/2010 01:30 pm
Redistricting occurs once each decade, following the US Census, and the party in power at the state level can make it more likely that its own candidates win seats. More states are switching to GOP control after the elections.
11/05/2010 06:30 pm
At least eight Republican women are newly elected to the House, and one to the Senate. Four GOP women won their governor's races. But the overall picture for women in Congress is less rosy.
11/05/2010 06:17 pm
In Pictures Renegades going rogue
The new video by Sarah Palin's political action committee is a quick-moving montage of Sarah-backed candidates who won Tuesday, lots of flags, a roaring bear, and a glimpse of Sarah Palin herself. Not included: Christine O'Donnell and the other 'mama grizzlies' who lost.
11/04/2010 03:44 pm
Readers write in about the book review of John Stewart's "Earth," bullying responses, and immigration and overpopulation.
11/04/2010 10:30 am
The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
11/03/2010 11:37 am
Diane Denish was defeated by Republican Susana Martinez who got 54 percent of the vote Tuesday night, according to unofficial returns. She was the first woman to be elected New Mexico's governor.
11/03/2010 11:03 am
Sarah Palin coined the term 'refudiate' in a July tweet. She uses it again on election night to celebrate big Republican gains. Her Mama Grizzlies did alright, too.
11/03/2010 04:28 am
The 2012 election is shaping up to be a big opportunity for Republicans. If they don't win a Senate majority on Election Day 2010, they'll have plenty of vulnerable seats to contest in 2012.
11/02/2010 07:27 pm