Ben Ray Lujan

New Mexico’s Luján back and voting in the U.S. Senate after recovery from stroke

BY: - March 7, 2022

U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján returned to work in Washington, D.C., Thursday after more than a month in his home state recovering from a stroke. A C-SPAN video showed the New Mexico Democrat’s fellow senators gave Luján a standing ovation when he walked into a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Thursday morning. Democrats Jacky Rosen of Nevada, Kyrsten […]

U.S. Sen. Luján vows to return to D.C. in time to vote on Supreme Court nominee

BY: - February 15, 2022

WASHINGTON — New Mexico Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Luján said he plans to return to the U.S. Capitol in time to vote for the president’s Supreme Court nominee, following a recent stroke. “I am doing well,” Luján, 49, said in a video released Sunday. “I am going to make a full recovery. I am going to walk […]