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  • Adam Kokesh 'runs' for Congress; is an antiwar activist seeking to return Ben Lujan to the House?

    03/03/2010 6:53:10 AM PST · by Sergeant Tim · 33 replies · 722+ views
    911FamiliesForAmerica ^ | March 3, 2010 | Tim Sumner
    Ben Lujan (D) -- Tom Mullins (R) -- Adam Kokesh (?)Incumbent U.S. Congressman Ben Lujan (D-NM, 3) was once considered 'safe' to win reelection to Congress. Yet Lujan voted for bringing Khalid Sheikh Mohammed here for federal trial, the health care bill, Cap and Trade, and the TARP bailout. In the only recent poll, a Democrat pollster now finds Lujan's lead over main Republican rival Tom Mullins has narrowed to within the margin of error, 40 to 36. Adam Kokesh running as a Republican in the primary against Mullins and his trailing Lujan only 40 to 32 are both far...
  • Lujan To Host Town Hall (NM, Dem representative, District 3)

    08/14/2009 10:23:50 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 8 replies · 968+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 14, 2009 | Phil Parker
    U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan will face his constituents Monday in a town hall event covering America's fiery debate du jour: health care reform. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Santa Fe's Unitarian Church, 107 W. Barcelona Road. The church has room for about 180 people. The event will feature a panel discussion including two Santa Fe health professionals, followed by a question and answer period. ~~snip~~ In an interview with the Journal, Lujan — a Democrat from Santa Fe — said he's behind the proposed public health care option being batted back and forth between party members...
  • Luján settles $54,000 campaign debt with IRS ( Democrat )

    04/16/2009 10:39:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies · 539+ views
    The New Mexican ^ | 4/17/09 | Steve Terrell
    During this tax season, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján knows what it's like to feel the pinch of the Internal Revenue Service. Luján last month discovered that his campaign had underpaid payroll taxes for his campaign staff last year and owed the government more than $54,000 — including $13,627 in penalties and interest. His late payments to the IRS are listed on the freshman congressman's most recent campaign finance report — filed coincidentally on Wednesday, which also was the deadline for filing federal income-tax returns. His biggest contributors in the report were national labor unions. The International Brotherhood of Electrical...
  • Child cured of anencephaly, through intercession of Virgin of Lujan, completely normal

    05/09/2008 5:41:12 AM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies · 338+ views
    CNA ^ | May 5, 2008
    A picture of little Lujan Buenos Aires, May 5, 2008 / 02:16 pm (CNA).- The Catholic magazine “Cristo Hoy” in Argentina has published an article on a mother who entrusted her daughter to the intercession of Our Lady of Lujan once she was diagnosed with an incurable disease before she was born. The little girl, Lujan, is now three years-old and living a normal life.Marcela is an eye doctor and mother of three.  During the eighth month of her last pregnancy, doctors found her baby to be suffering from anencephaly, a condition in which the brain does not develop...
  • AFL-CIO snubs fire union member Lujan because he's Republican [Texas]

    01/28/2006 7:04:10 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 23 replies · 776+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 01/28/2006 | Jaime Castillo
    Have you heard the one about the preacher's son who was running for political office? It gets better (and by "better," I don't mean "funny.") The preacher's son, John Lujan, is an 18-year veteran of the San Antonio Fire Department. For each of those 18 years, he's voluntarily paid his dues to the union, the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association. This is the same association that operates under the umbrella of the local AFL-CIO, which represents a variety of local unions. It's also the same association that recently endorsed Lujan in his bid for state representative in House District 118....