The New Mexico Senate election is shaping up to be a potential competitive state. Incumbent Democrat Senator Tom Udall is the cousin of Colorado Democrat Senator Mark Udall. Udall is a liberal, voting for Barack Obama's agenda of the time.
SANTA FE - Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. Honesty and candor were missing in most testimony from players, but baseball seems cleaner since the federal inquiry exposed muscle-bound sluggers as cheats. Now U.S. Sen. Tom Udall wants Congress to be even more aggressive in trying to stamp out performance-enhancing drugs in horseracing.