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The Santa Fe New Mexican is the home of Mary Charlotte's Radio Café, a twice-weekly show exploring life, politics, and news.

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

The Santa Fe New Mexican is the home of Mary Charlotte's Radio Café, a twice-weekly show exploring life, politics, and news.

    Looking back…and forward...on the first 100 days

    Looking back…and forward...on the first 100 days

    One hundred days ago, the 117th Congress of the United States was sworn in, and we began this series covering the daily life and work of Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez. We talk about what’s been accomplished so far, and what challenges lie ahead.

    • 20 min
    Climbing mountains and reforming campaign finance

    Climbing mountains and reforming campaign finance

    Rio Grande del Norte National Monument is an ecological treasure in Northern New Mexico. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernandez gives a report from the top of the mountain, and talks about the importance of changing how campaigns are financed. 

    • 20 min
    Making the big transitions: Foreign policy, water, and energy

    Making the big transitions: Foreign policy, water, and energy

    What is the role of Congress in determining foreign policy, given the strong role of the executive branch? What does Congress have to say about water policy, given that states play a large role in determining their own water law? And how do we transition away from the fossil fuel industry in a state where we’re heavily dependent on its revenues? 

    • 24 min
    Infrastructure, voting rights, and Catholicism

    Infrastructure, voting rights, and Catholicism

    What does it mean to spend trillions of dollars on infrastructure? Where does the money come from to pay for it? And what is involved in getting new voting rights legislation passed? Also hear how Teresa Leger Fernandez’s Catholic faith affects the way she thinks about politics in Diary of a Congresswoman.

    • 30 min
    Guns, money, and the southern border

    Guns, money, and the southern border

    How do we finally address mass shootings and pay discrimination? And what’s really going on on the U.S.-Mexico border—is it even a crisis? Rep. Teresa Leger Fernandez speaks on the issues with host Mary-Charlotte Domandi.

    • 46 min
    Welcome to Diary of a Congresswoman

    Welcome to Diary of a Congresswoman

    Follow first-time representative to Congress Teresa Leger Fernandez as she navigates the process of representing her country and her district. This is a chance for those of us outside the halls of Congress to understand how things get done…or don’t…and how New Mexico is represented during a transitional moment in U.S. history.

    • 33 min

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