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New Mexico Democrats Elect New Leadership Team

The Democratic Party of New Mexico has elected its’ leadership team for 2015-2017. Debra Haaland was elected Democratic Party of New Mexico State Chair. Juan Sanchez was elected State Vice Chair. Haaland was elected by a vote of 214-168 at the DPNM State Central Committee (SCC) meeting held in Albuquerque on Saturday, April 25. Also elected

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Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

In this week’s address, the President laid out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values. These new trade deals are vital to middle-class economics — the idea that this country does best when everybody gets their fair shot, everybody does their fair share, and everybody

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Senator Heinrich Introduces Healthy Kids Outdoors Act

Legislation would improve public health, support economic growth, and strengthen the future of conservation in America. Yesterday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, a bill to make it easier for kids to connect with the outdoors and realize the many physical

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Vote to Confirm Loretta Lynch U.S. Attorney General

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined the majority in confirming Loretta Lynch as our next U.S. Attorney General. The senate confirmed Loretta Lynch by a vote of 56 to 43. She is the first woman of color to hold the position of U.S. Attorney General. U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement

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Senator Udall: Momentum Growing to Permanently Authorize, Fully Fund Land and Water Conservation Fund

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall welcomed growing support to permanently authorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which conserves and promotes public access to the country’s national parks, forests and public lands, and also funds state and local conservation grants. The program is set to expire in September of this year,

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