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Governor Martinez Absent From Bipartisan Letter Rejecting Republican Repeal without a Plan

New Mexico – Today, a bipartisan group of governors rejected Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act today, but Governor Martinez was noticeably absent from their letter. “Governor Martinez is shirking her responsibility to stand up for New Mexico—not only would the Obamacare repeal take medical care away from hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans,

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Aubrey Dunn’s Positions on the Issues Put Him at Odds with NM-CD2 Economic Needs

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after another extreme Republican, Aubrey Dunn, announced a bid for New Mexico’s second congressional district. “Aubrey Dunn is another Republican with an extreme record that works against New Mexicans and won’t benefit our economy,” said Richard Ellenberg, Chair of the Democratic Party

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Pearce Puts Troop Funding at Risk Over Trump’s Border Wall

New Mexico – Today, Congressman Steve Pearce put funding for our troops at risk over Trump’s border wall. An amendment introduced by Democratic members of congress would have ensured that funding in the National Defense Reauthorization Act would be used to protect the safety of our troops and not be jeopardized by Trump’s plan to

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TODAY: Democrats to Review Pearce’s Record, Discuss His Disastrous Decision to Run for Governor

Las Cruces, NM – TODAY, July 12, 2017, the Democrats in southern New Mexico will hold a press conference to review Steve Pearce’s record and demonstrate why his candidacy is a continuation of a failed Republican economic agenda that is wrong for New Mexicans. Speakers will explain what it is like to be Pearce’s constituent and the need to

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DPNM: Yvette Herrell Wrong for Southern New Mexico

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after Republican Yvette Herrell announced she will be running for Congress in New Mexico’s second congressional district.    “Yvette Herrell works hand in hand with Steve Pearce and has shown that she would rather put the harmful Republican agenda ahead of

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DPNM: “If Steve Pearce thinks he should be governor after voting against the interests of New Mexicans, he should know he can’t fool voters”

New Mexico – After Congressman Steve Pearce announced his candidacy for governor The Democratic Party of New Mexico pointed out Pearce’s extreme right-wing agenda and lack of support for policies that boost the state’s economy.  “If Steve Pearce thinks he should be governor after voting against the interests of New Mexicans and supporting an extreme

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Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver Protects New Mexico Voters From Republican Voter Suppression Efforts, Keeps Campaign Promise

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico commended Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver for protecting the personal information of New Mexico voters. During the 2016 election, the New Mexico Republican Party sent a threatening mail piece to intimidate voters in New Mexico based on their voting history, adding to concerns about President Trump’s

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Lt. Governor John Sanchez Weighs in on Opioid Crisis, Remains Silent on Republican Threats to Cut Treatment

New Mexico – After weeks of silence, Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez weighed in on the opioid crisis, but remained silent on Republican threats to cut funding for treatment. “Lt. Gov. John Sanchez is shirking his responsibility to stand up for New Mexicans. If Lt. Gov. John Sanchez were serious about combating the opioid crisis or any of

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REPORT: 133,000 New Mexicans to Lose Healthcare Coverage Under Senate Republican Repeal

New Mexico – Today the Center for American Progress released an analysis of the Senate Republican healthcare repeal. According to the report, 133,000 New Mexicans would lose healthcare coverage. “It’s obvious that Republicans do not want to increase healthcare coverage, and instead they have created a plan that will give millionaires and billionaires tax breaks,

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