This week, New Mexico in Focus continues its series of interviews with the Democratic candidates for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Bernalillo County Commissioner and a former Cabinet Secretary for the Departments of Health and Aging, looks to lay claim to a spot in Congress. 

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.

In addition, panelists discuss the developing national and local image of Gov. Susana Martinez with guests Stephanie Maez-Gibson and Michael Frese, as well as the state of the N.M. housing market and its relationship with the economy.  

• Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democratic Congressional District One candidate

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• Michael Frese, Conservative political activist
• Stephanie Maez-Gibson, incoming CEO, Center for Civic Policy 

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• Dan Foley, Former NM House Republican Whip
• Laura Sanchez, environmental attorney

• Gwyneth Doland

• 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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