Podcast: Sen. Jeff Bingaman talks to N.M. radio reporters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about a variety of topics, including his decision to support Senator Obama for president.

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00:00 – Bingaman talks about his decision to announce his support Senator Obama for president.

04:25 – Bingaman talks about the Senate Democratic Policy Committee’s (DPC) oversight hearing yesterday on fraud and abuses in Iraq contracting.

05:44 – Bingaman talks about his decision to announce his support Senator Obama for president.

09:14 – Bingaman comments on President Bush’s remarks this morning on high gas prices and the economy.

11:11 – Bingaman talks about the Senate Democratic Policy Committee’s (DPC) oversight hearing yesterday on fraud and abuses in Iraq contracting.

12:21 – Bingaman talks about Congressional efforts to reform the 1872 mining law.

15:14 – Bingaman talks about his role in helping Laura Berg, a nurse with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Albuquerque, who was investigated for sedition after writing a letter to a newspaper that was critical of the current Administration.

16:11 – Bingaman comments on the Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that states can require voters to produce photo identification.

17:40 – Bingaman comments on a proposal to suspend federal gasoline taxes this summer.