This week on New Mexico in Focus, panelists discuss the first five entries on its annual countdown of the year's biggest stories. Politicians made the list for a variety of reasons.

KNME's one hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus airs Fridays at 7 p.m. And Sundays at 6:30 a.m. On Channel 5.1. The show can also be seen on KNME's Digital Channel 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

Also this week, panelists sit down with Republican congressional candidate Janice Arnold Jones to get her take on how best to win over voters in New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.

Guests
• Janice Arnold Jones, Republican 1st Congressional District candidate

Guest Panelists
• Rob Nikolewski, Capitol Report New Mexico
• Laura Pakus, freelance journalist 

Correspondent
• Matt Grubs, NMIF producer

Host
• Gene Grant

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New Mexico in Focus is produced by Matt Grubs and Kathy Wimmer and closed captioning has been made possible by a gift from Mrs. Elspeth G. Bobbs.

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