Freshman Rep. Deb Haaland (D-Albuquerque), who flirted with the idea of running for the state’s newly open US Senate seat, announced yesterday that she will seek re-election to the US House position she won last November. At this point, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-Nambe/Santa Fe) clearly has the inside track to the Democratic nomination and will be favored in the general election. Republicans have yet to see a major candidate come forward. Sen. Tom Udall (D) is retiring.
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