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DNC Launches VoyAVotar2014.com

Today the DNC launched the Spanish website VoyAVotar2014.com as part of our Voter Expansion Project and commitment to increasing access to the ballot box for all Americans. VoyAVotar2014.com is the Spanish companion site to IWillVote.com, the DNC’s one-stop site for all the information Americans need to cast their ballot. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said

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DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz on GOP’s New Shutdown Threat

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the GOP’s New Shutdown Threat: “We now have it confirmed – electing a Republican Senate majority would put us back on the road to another shutdown. It’s been a year since Republicans shut down the government and brought us to the brink of default,

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New TV Ad Tells How Tom Udall Helped New Mexico Get Running Water

Udall overcame Senate gridlock to pass legislation creating a major pipeline project, bringing water to a community that had hauled water for generations The Udall campaign’s latest TV ad tells the story of how Tom Udall helped get clean running water for a New Mexico family, one of hundreds on and near the Navajo Nation

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Thomas J. Cole: For the secretary of state, another course change

Reposted from the Albuquerque Journal. Monday, August 18, 2014 By Thomas Cole, Albuquerque Journal. You could say that Secretary of State Dianna Duran was for it before she was against it before she was for it. The chain of events: • In December, Duran proposed a rule to allow candidates to accept campaign contributions above the

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Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education

In this week’s address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, the President talked directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school. In today’s economy, some higher education continues to be the surest ticket to the middle class, but for

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 79th Anniversary of the Social Security Act

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the 79th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act into law: “Seventy-nine years ago, our nation made a promise to its citizens that in recognition of a lifetime of hard work, older Americans would be guaranteed the opportunity to retire with

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Gary King Announces Plan to Reform New Mexico’s Education System, AFT Endorsement

Democratic nominee for Governor, Gary King, announced his planned reforms for New Mexico’s beleaguered education system as students across the state returned to school Wednesday morning. Among the initiatives announced, King’s number one priority is to “appoint a new and qualified Secretary of Education.” Others include utilizing New Mexico’s Permanent Fund to implement early childhood

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Host Energy Secretary at WIPP

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant for an “all hands” employee meeting and surface tour of the site. Moniz and the senators also attended a townhall with Carlsbad residents on Monday evening. WIPP operations have been halted since the radiation

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Gary King Criticizes Republican Susana Martinez Latest Mailer and Record

Gary King criticized Republican Governor Susana Martinez’ latest campaign mailer, calling it, “absurd, and an insult to our teachers and students.” “When I saw this, I could barely believe my eyes,” said King Friday. “This is almost as off the wall as telling people she is ‘so pro-teacher it isn’t even funny.’ Well I have a message

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Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq

In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq – targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists. The President saluted America’s brave men and women in uniform for protecting our fellow

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