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Domenici Stays Neutral

Retiring Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) will not endorse anyone in the primary to replace him:

In what is clearly a big blow to Wilson’s chances in the GOP primary, Senator Pete Domenici will not be endorsing either Republican candidate in the hotly-contested Republican primary for Domenici’s Senate seat.

This is terrible news for Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M), whom most everyone expected Domenici to support. New Mexico’s top blogger Joe Monahan, whom local Republicans say is no fan of Wilson, writes that conservative Rep. Steve Pearce (R) will win the primary by five to ten points.

I wrote about the race with more basic details here last week.

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