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  • U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., talks about the challenges facing children in New Mexico during a round table discussion in Albuquerque, N.M., Monday, April 14, 2014. Udall said raising the minimum wage would be one step toward boosting child wellbeing in New Mexico. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    Udall hosts discussion on child well-being in NM

    New Mexico may be the worst in the nation when it comes to child well-being, but U.S. Sen. Tom Udall on Monday said raising the minimum wage and providing unemployment insurance to those parents who have been without jobs the longest could make an immediate difference in the lives of children.

  • Oversight chair questions safety at nuke dump

    The recent truck fire and radiation release from the government's troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico were "near misses" at a facility whose workers proved unprepared to respond to the emergencies, the head of an independent oversight agency said.

  • Tribes get grant to improve transit

    Three New Mexico pueblos are getting money to improve transit services.

  • Senator optimistic on New Mexico military bases

    Sen. Tom Udall says New Mexico apparently will escape the brunt of the impact of proposed cuts to the U.S. military.

  • Museum group to honor 2 lawmakers on Capitol Hill

    The American Alliance of Museums is honoring two lawmakers on Capitol Hill for their support of U.S. museums.

  • Udall sponsors bill to increase primary care

    U.S. Sen. Tom Udall wants to increase access to primary care services in New Mexico and across the country.

  • Albuquerque businessman eyes Udall seat

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former state GOP party chairman, retired Marine and longtime Albuquerque businessman who lost a gubernatorial bid four years ago is setting his sights on Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Udall's seat.

From left, Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico, Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado and Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, all Democrats, said they are unimpressed with the way the Senate works and have offered their own suggestions on how to better it.

    Sen. Tom Udall: U.S. moving too quickly toward war in Syria

    Sen. Tom Udall, a New Mexico Democrat who voted against a military strike on Syria in last week's Foreign Relations Committee hearing, said he doesn't believe the United States has exhausted political alternatives.

  • Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, West Virginia Democrat (left), talks with witnesses Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan Department of Neurology; Steven Threet (center), a former Arizona State quarterback; and Alexis Ball, a senior at the University of New Mexico, before a hearing Wednesday on sports concussions and the marketing of protective equipment. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

    Sports equipment makers take a hit

    Sports equipment manufacturers who say their products prevent concussions are making "empty, unsubstantiated" claims, a key Senate chairman said Wednesday, and could face new regulations if they do not change their marketing practices.

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