Tinsley is defeated in run for House

RUIDOSO N.M. New Mexico restaurateur and rancher Ed Tinsley has conceded the race for the state's 2nd Congressional District to Democratic opponent Harry Teague.

With 449 of  494 precincts reporting at 1 a.m.. MST on Wednesday morning, Republican Tinsley lagged Teague 45 percent to 55percent, or 85,354 votes to 104,901 votes.

Tinsley, who franchises the K-Bob’s Steakhouse chain and whose race was endorsed by the National Restaurant Association, a group for

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