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Tristani trounced

Former Democratic Federal Communications Commission member Gloria Tristani
was soundly defeated in her bid for a New Mexico Senate seat by Republican
incumbent Pete Domenici, 66 percent to 34 percent, according to's
( race-by-race returns.

Calling hers a 'spirited, issue-based, grassroots campaign,' Tristani opined
that her opponent 'opted to hide behind a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz,
scripted appearances and the entrenched power of incumbency.'