Heinrich wins reelection to Senate in New Mexico

Heinrich wins reelection to Senate in New Mexico
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Sen. Martin HeinrichMartin Trevor HeinrichOvernight Defense: Dems aim to block use of defense funds for wall | Watchdog issues new warning on Syria withdrawal | Trump wants to 'watch Iran' from Iraq Senate Dems introduce bill to block Trump from using military funds to build wall Puerto Rico statehood supporters pin hopes on House action MORE (D-N.M.) won a second term in the Senate Tuesday, defeating Republican candidate Mick Rich and Libertarian candidate and former Gov. Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonPotential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge MORE

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Heinrich, who served three terms in the House of Representatives before being elected senator in 2012, never faced a serious challenge throughout the campaign.

He currently sits on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Armed Services Committee, the Intelligence Committee and the U.S. Congress's Joint Economic Committee.