FILE - In this January 2004 file photo, former Republican New Mexico lawmaker Dan Foley attends a press conference in Santa Fe, N.M. After serving a decade in the New Mexico Legislature and losing a

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FILE - In this January 2004 file photo, former Republican New Mexico lawmaker Dan Foley attends a press conference in Santa Fe, N.M. After serving a decade in the New Mexico Legislature and losing a re-election bid, Foley left office at age 39 and promptly started collecting retirement benefits from a taxpayer-financed pension system that's unique in the nation. The state's lawmakers receive no salary but qualify for a pension. (AP Photo/Jeff Geissler, File) less 

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