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Senator Tom Udall Supports Confirmation of New VA Secretary, Urges Approval of Bipartisan VA Reform Bill

U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate in voting unanimously to confirm Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate and former Procter & Gamble CEO, as the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The position was vacated in May when former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned in the wake of the veterans’ scheduling

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Where’s the Investigation? Weeks after Voter Registration Complaints, Duran Yet to Act

Following several reports to the Bernalillo County Clerk’s office of voter registrars providing misleading and suppressive information, Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver was forced to alert the public about the improper tactics and reiterate correct registration procedures. Toulouse Oliver immediately turned the information over to the Secretary of State’s office for further investigation. Now,

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Steve Pearce Earns a ZERO from National Hispanic, Asian Pacific Islander, Labor and Faith Leaders on 2014 National Immigration Scorecard

National Hispanic groups, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, as well as labor leaders and faith leaders have announced an unprecedented partnership and initiative of civic participation, beginning with the launch of its’ 2014 National Score Card on Immigration. The score card showing how Congress has failed on the issue of immigration reform. (Click here for the Scorecard) Republican Congressman Steve Pearce of New

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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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