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Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loop Holes

In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody. VIDEO MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA:

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate the 24th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

New Mexico Democrats commemorate the 24th Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Passed by Congress in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act is the nation’s first comprehensive civil rights law addressing the needs of people with disabilities; prohibiting discrimination in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications. We join today in celebrating both

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GAME CHANGER: Gary King Tied With Gov. Martinez in First 2014 Gov Poll

A new Rasmussen statewide poll was released yesterday showing the 2014 New Mexico Governor’s race tied. 43% Gov. Martinez vs. 43% Gary King. After all of the nasty, desperate ads and negative mud throwing that Jay McLeskey has tossed at Gary King, this poll proves they FAILED! Fight our right wing Governor and help Democrats

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Takes to House Floor to Discuss Humanitarian Crisis at the Border and Human Trafficking

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District spoke on the House floor during debate on a number of bills aimed at combating human and sex trafficking. Luján highlighted the importance of protecting children from violence and the need to do the same for children who are fleeing extreme violence in Central America. Below

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Allen Weh Steals Footage in First TV Ad

Weh blatantly violates military regulations, copyright and trademark law Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico called on Allen Weh to remove a TV ad featuring numerous clips of footage illegally taken from military recruitment videos. (Click here to see the ad). Weh’s campaign ad liberally appropriates b-roll from U.S. Marine Corps recruiting ads posted

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NM Film and Television Industry Vital To State Economy

New study highlights role of Dem sponsored/supported tax incentives This week, Part 1 of a new commissioned study on the NM Film and Television Industry was released.  The film/television industry, strongly supported by state legislative Democrats, has been one of the few state job creators during the past 10 years.  In addition to film and

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Gary King: Passing Mississippi in Kid Count Ranking Nothing to be Proud Of

Attorney General King said in a statement issued yesterday that New Mexico surpassing Mississippi to 49th in childhood well-being is, “nothing to be proud of.” “Times are hard for our kids and New Mexican families,” said King Tuesday. “The bottom line is that the battle over last and next to last is nothing to be proud

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Senator Tom Udall Statement on Report that U.S. Military’s Burn Pits May have Broken Federal Law

U.S. Senator Tom Udall responded to a new report that the U.S. military’s use of open-air burn pits at Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan may have violated federal law. According to the report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), made public today, most of the solid waste at Shindand Air Base was

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President Obama Signs a New Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers

“Many of you have worked for a long time to see this day coming.” Those were President Obama’s words to the audience in the East Room of the White House this morning, before he signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. At the signing,

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