Lawmakers to discuss impeaching NM official accused of fraud

FILE - In this July 16, 2011, file photo, New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran, right, talks during an interim legislative committee hearing in Albuquerque, N.M. Democratic leaders in the New Mexico House of Representatives are raising the possibility of impeachment proceedings against Duran, the state's top elections official, after allegations of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering were leveled against her. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives on Monday raised the possibility of impeachment proceedings against New Mexico’s top elections official after allegations of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering were leveled against her by the state attorney general.

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