New Mexico chili peppers are distinct, but locals in the pepper industry have been struggling to compete with the foreign pepper market. A new state law requires that only New Mexico-grown peppers are labeled as such. Danise Coon/AP/NMSU Chile Pepper Institute hide caption

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It's Law: New Mexico Green Chilies Are Special

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The San Andres Mountains and pieces of construction equipment are reflected in the glass windows of Spaceport America near Upham, N.M., in May. Despite construction delays and difficult working conditions in a remote area of the desert, state officials say New Mexico is committed to seeing the project succeed. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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No Stranger To Spaceships, N.M. Builds A Spaceport

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Whither The Astronauts Without A Shuttle?

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Senators Grill Phone Execs On Mobile Privacy

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Republicans Propose 'Tweaks' To New Financial Rules

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After Bin Laden's Death, Crowds Gather In D.C.

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After Budget Vote, Freshman Rep. Faces Constituents

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Earlier this year, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) helped introduce the bipartisan CAP Act, which would aim to cut federal spending by $7.6 trillion over 10 years. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Agency's Warning Heats Up Debt Ceiling Debate

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House Passes Ryan's 2012 Budget Plan

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House Speaker John Boehner (from left), with Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), speaks to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the deficit at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images hide caption

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Budget Compromise May Be A Tough Sell In Congress

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Budget Details Slow To Emerge, Even To Congress

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Lawmakers Escalate The Battle Of Blame

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Finish Line Still Out Of Reach In Budget Talks

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GOP Unveils 2012 Budget Plan

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Tea Party Pressures GOP To Focus On Spending Cuts

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