Reid pushes online poker legislation but finds the deck stacked
December 8th, 2010
09:06 PM ET
3 years ago

Reid pushes online poker legislation but finds the deck stacked

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WASHINGTON (CNN) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, may have to fold his efforts to push a measure legalizing online poker in the
United States into a tax-cut bill, in light of strenuous opposition from Republicans.

Such a provision would greatly benefit some of Reid's biggest campaign backers - those in the gaming industry, which has been lobbying for the change.

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Filed under: Harry Reid • Nevada • New Jersey
October 25th, 2010
10:34 PM ET
3 years ago

New Mexico candidate for governor says Republicans 'outnumbered'

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Alamogordo, New Mexico (CNN) – When CNN interviewed Susana Martinez, New Mexico's Republican candidate for Governor, we got a surprise. Our cameraman John Torigoe was trying to clip the microphone pack to the candidate's belt when she pulled away and said "Be careful, that's a gun back there." Martinez tells CNN she has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

She was packing heat when she addressed a gathering in Alamogordo, New Mexico on Monday. She warned them not to get too confident because "as Republicans we're outnumbered."
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Filed under: 2010 • New Mexico • Susana Martinez