Former NMOGA chair to run for Congress

Former New Mexico Oil and Gas Chairman Claire Chase has her sights set on another office: the United States Congress.

Chase released a campaign video on YouTube earlier this week, announcing her run for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District on the Republican ticket, looking to unseat Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, who defeated Republican state representative Yvette Herrell last November.

The Albuquerque Journal reported Herrell and Las Cruces businessman Chris Mathys have also made bids…


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